Ford's first vehicle was basically two basically two bicycles fused together with an engine in the middle. One Ford employee tried a similar approach in the '70s and here's the result.

Getty Images explains the whole thing.

8th July 1977: K Phypers has his fuel checked in the Ford Motor Companies entry which finished on 762 mpg in the Shell 1000 Miles Per Gallon Competition.

So Ford, how do I buy one of these now?

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