An American motorist has reached an automotive milestone,
clocking up a staggering 3 million miles (almost 5 million
km) in the same vehicle.
Irv Gordon took his 1966 Volvo P1800 past the incredible
figure in Alaska today, Reuters reports.
The East Patchogue, New York, native was already holder of
the record for highest mileage in the same vehicle before
hitting the 3-million mark.
Gordon has driven about 26,000 of those miles outside of the
US, in Canada and Mexico, as well as in Europe, according to
He reached the 1 million mile mark in 1987, and 2 million in