volkswagen W12 Coupe Concept
The W12 Coupe was an evolution of Volkswagen's W12 Concept launched in 1997. The W12 coupe was shown at the 2001 Tokyo Motorshow. The W12 Coupe broke the world 24 hour endurance record at the Nardo test track a week before the Tokyo show. An unmodified W12 drove for 24 hours at an average speed of 185.45 mph (295.24 km/h) beating the old record by 7.5 mph (12 km/h ). The total distance covered by the W12 was an impressive 4402.8 miles (7085.7 kilometres) .