1966 Volvo P1800 Named 'Highest Car Mileage' Record Holder
24 November 1998Guinness Book Of Records Names 1966 Volvo P1800 'Highest Car Mileage' Record Holder
ROCKLEIGH, N.J., Nov. 23 -- The Guinness Book of Records has officially named a 1966 Volvo P1800 as the vehicle holding the record for the 'Highest Car Mileage.' The car currently has over 1,671,000 miles and is driven every day by its original owner, Irv Gordon of East Patchogue, New York who purchased the car brand new in 1966 from Volvoville in Massapequa, New York. The car has collected miles on many trips throughout the United States and Canada, as well as an overseas tour through England, Sweden, Denmark, Holland and Germany. Next, Mr. Gordon will drive it to Dallas for the International Autobody Congress and Exposition trade show taking place December 4-6. Both man and car will be on hand at the Volvo booth and welcome visitors. How does Mr. Gordon explain the durability and longevity of his vehicle? "I treat my car with love -- I maintain and clean it regularly, and I always use Genuine Volvo Parts during servicing."