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Test Firing The Worlds Lowest Car.

Perry Watkins has built the lowest street legal car measuring just 19 inches off the ground, called the 'Flatmobile'. He is based in Buckinghamshire in the UK.
The record for the world's lowest car has been claimed by a Buckinghamshire man - who held the title twice before.

At 19in (48cm) tall the "Flatmobile", built from a 1963 Hillman Imp with an added jet engine, has been built by Perry Watkins in Wingrave.

The batmobile-inspired car took almost 18 months to build.

Mr Watkins is awaiting verification from Guinness World Records that the roadworthy car has taken two inches off the current record.

In 1990 Mr Watkins built the "Impressed" also based on a Hillman Imp which stood at 26 in (66cm) and in 1999 he held the record with "Lowlife", built from a Mini, which was 24in (61cm) tall.

Mr Watkins said: "I've been building unusual cars for 25 years or so, so its my h

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Added: May-3-2008 
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