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2013-12-04 09:42

STRENGTH OF FEET: Strongman Zydrunas Savickas adds another feat to his list of accomplishments by hauling 12 Nissan Notes. Image: NEWSPRESS


Nissan signals the start of a wave of new models with a stunning design making its debut at the2013 Geneva International Auto Show. Check out the new Note!

DRUSKININKAI, Lithuania - The world's strongest man, Zydrunas Savickas, set a Guinness World Record for the ‘Most cars pulled by one man' when he towed 12 Nissan Notes weighing a total of 12 941kg.

Video: Savickas hauls 12 Nissans

Savickas, five-times World Strongest Man, had one attempt to set the record in Druskininkai, Lithuania. Wearing a special pulling harness and rope, he hauled 12 Notes over 5m in 32.9 seconds. The record marked the end of Lithuania's Car of the Year test.


Savickas said: "It is always great to set a record. Once I got into my stride pulling the 12 Nissan Notes was fine."
He  was presented with an official certificate from Guinness World Records representative Jack Brockbank.

The  Nissan Note was launched earlier in 2013 and, the automaker said: " It sets standards for sector-first technology, practicality, design and value for money".

The cars are powered by a 75kW 1.2-litre  supercharged petrol mated to a manual transmission.


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