Designed by the team behind the BBC science show, Bang Goes The Theory, the Carpuccino is a 1988 VW Scirocco that has been retrofitted to run on coffee grounds.

Designed by the team behind the BBC science show, Bang Goes The Theory and averaging approximately 56 espressos per mile, the Carpuccino is a 1988 VW Scirocco that has been retrofitted to run on coffee grounds.  While innovations in alternative fuel is not a new concept, it definitely broadens the use of a common waste product.

Unfortunately the cost to reach a top speed of 60 mph, will run you 25 to 50 times more than using gasoline.

If you happen to find yourself in Manchester, England for the Big Bang Science Fair, you can see the car in person, as it is now getting juiced up for a 210 mile trip from London.

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