An electric with painted flames, 192 AA and a pilot looking like the Atomic Ant. That's what used to beat the Guinness world speed record on an electric car running on standard batteries. Keep reading for details,
The car raced on a 65.8mph average, reaching a top 75.8mph speed. It doesn't seem like a lot, but for a 83.7-pound 10.8-feet-long car running on standard Panasonic AA dry cell batteries it seems quite impressive. Even while the painted flames were obviously helping to speed it up.