In 2017 A new World Record was confirmed for the best fuel economy in a petrol-powered car by the Honda Jazz.
The car was Driven by BBC South Transport Correspondent, Paul Clifton, and researcher, Fergal McGrath.
The Honda Jazz was supplied by Fish Brothers Honda in Swindon it then managed to achieve 95mpg.
The challenge saw the team take on an 844-mile journey from Land’s End to John O’Groats on a single tank of fuel this is a world first for any petrol car.
The journey took place over the weekend of June 3-4 2017, it was then confirmed that the team beat the previous best of 71mpg with achieving 95mpg.
AA patrol and John Snowling provided the official adjudication and support for the record attempt and recovery patrol Tony Doran, escorted the Honda at an average speed of 40mph, this was providing vital protection on the road.
AA van telematics were used to track the journey, this included the route, distance, time taken and average speed. This data was as key evidence in verifying the world record.