Sure, watching a wee remote controlled, all electric vehicle hit nearly 200 miles-per-hour
is quite impressive, but moving a vehicle large enough to stuff a moderately sized human into with just AA cells is, well, world record
worthy. Reportedly, the newly revamped Oxyride
managed to maintain an average speed of just over 65mph and hit a top speed of 75.8mph, all while being powered by 192 AA batteries. Unsurprisingly, the promotional stunt rocketed Panasonic
into the Guinness Book of World Records for speed attained with a vehicle solely driven by dry-cell AA batteries, but we still wouldn't look at purchasing 192 batteries (each way) as an efficient method of powering your commuter car.