Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Volkswagen has established a world record!

Caddy Maxi 4MOTION

Volkswagen has established a new world record, having got to the Guinness Book of Records. Car Caddy Maxi 4MOTION has managed to pass from Silent to Atlantic ocean all for 8 days of 13 hours and 30 minutes. And, drivers during travel at all did not do any stops (refuellings are not considered) and alternately slept directly in the car.

Crew Volkswagen included drivers Matthias Gottenauer and Andreas Renz. They have begun the travel to midday on the West European time on October, 2nd, 2009 in Portugal. Within first two days the command has passed through Portugal, Spain, France, Germany, Poland, Latvia and Lithuania. On October, 4th Caddy Maxi 4MOTION has begun the way on territory of Russia. In the morning on October, 11th, 2009 at 01:30 on the West European time (13:30 local time) Gottenauer and Renz have arrived to an appointment terminal point – the city of Magadan.

Volkswagen has established a world record

The Transeuroasian way is the longest route passing on territory of one continent: its extent makes 15 408 kilometres from Kabo yes Fate (Portugal) at Atlantic ocean to the Pacific port Magadan which are a terminal point of the Russian network of highways.

The first piece of way Caddy Maxi 4MOTION has passed on highways and highway that has provided fast and comfortable movement. In process of advancement on the east the surface of roads became more and more bumpy, and the last of 5 000 kilometres were special test both for the car, and for drivers. The broken roads with deep ruts, difficult gravel sites, water a track with scars from wheels of auto trucks...

Two travellers establish a similar record not for the first time. Ten years ago they have made the longest travel across the North America, having passed line PanAmericana on car Volkswagen T4 Multivan Syncro. Travel which 15 days and 14 hours lasted, has been skidded in the Guinness Book of Records and has brought glory T4 and to its drivers. This record while and has not been beaten.


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