Wine-powered car at the royal wedding

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Who would have thought that cars made ​​in 1969, the Aston Martin with open roof, driven by the Prince William to took his newlyweds drove around Buckingham Palace in front of the public, was powered by the wine. The Seychelles Blue DB6 MKII Volante is owned by Prince Charles from Queen Elizabeth II on his 21st birthday gift. Its one of only 38 built.

The car has been made ​​by the Aston Martin authorities to be powered the wine that was an ethanol made ​​from surplus British wine. The conversion of car fuel was at the request of Prince of Wales as an environmental initiatives. The car powered by six cylinder capable of reaching about 10 miles per gallon which its enough to fill four and a half Chardonnay bottles.

The European Union regulation of surplus wine production is an initiative to take advantage of surplus wine is wasted every year as a green fuel to make ethanol. Not only his green Aston Martin, but the Jaguars, Audi and Range Rovers owned by The Prince of Wales has also been transformed to run on biodiesel from cooking oil.

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