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Nicknamed the "Car-puccino," this converted 1988 Volkswagen Scirocco, chosen for its resemblance to the time-traveling DeLorean car from Back To The Future, runs completely on roasted coffee granules, according to the Daily Mail.

A team from the BBC science show Bang Goes The Theory built the coffeemobile, which will be on display at the Big Bang science fair in Manchester to show how alternative fuels can power vehicles. They calculated that it can run three miles per kilo of ground coffee, or about 56 espressos per mile, which means a 210-mile trip from Manchester to London will cost between £910 and £1,820. Apparently it does not take cream or sugar.

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