How a Coffee-Powered Car Crushed a World Landspeed RecordKwame Opam9/26/11 1:49pm33EditPromoteGo to permalink Car that runs on coffee? Check. Coffee-car that beats landspeed records? Not so check, until now. With this update to the original "Carpuccino," the Teesdale Conservation Volunteers have built a car that can hit 66.5mph running just on coffee beans, making it the fast gasification-powered car ever.