There’s something deeply nostalgic about the familiar sound of an ice cream van as it slowly winds its way down your street on a hot summer’s day.
Speed, when it comes to the musical meander of that moving treat dispenser, is never of the essence. Well, until now, that is.
British inventor Edd China has broken the Guinness World Record title for fastest electric ice cream van after reaching speeds of 73.921 mph. Mr Whippy won’t know what’s hit him.
China broke the record with his Whitby Morrison “Amalfi” ice cream van over a standing mile at Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire, UK. For those used to driving on UK motorways, you’ll know that the record also surpasses the motorway speed limit — hence why the record was likely completed off road. Read more…