Updated Sep 22, 2013 - 12:58 pm
Phoenix man breaks record for smallest street legal car
PHOENIX -- A Phoenix man has found himself in the record books thanks to the small stature of something he built: A car.
As seen in a video on Fox 10, Austin Coulson has created the world's smallest street legal car. He said the vehicle is 26 inches tall and 52 inches long with a half-gallon fuel tank that gets 85 mpg. The vehicle only reaches about 33 mph in speed.
Coulson said he took about nine months building the car, and then another few months making it street legal -- such as adding a horn and high beams.
He said he might be open to selling it one day, and since it's now in the Guinness Book of World Records, it would probably net him a nice return on his investment.
- Dodgers facing new enemies, new expectations in 2014
- Carson Palmer eager for his encore season with Arizona Cardinals
- Bickley: Here are 5 reasons to be optimistic about 2014 Arizona Cardinals on eve of free agency
- LeBron James drops 61: How high can he go
- Josh Pastner's family has number of great tales to tell