Coke/Mentos-Fueled Car Speeds Down N.Y. Street

"Early Show"'s Dave Price is propelled down Fifth Avenue on a vehicle fueled by Coke Zero and Mentos. CBS

Forget electric cars: Could the car of the future be one fueled by Coke and Mentos candies?

The idea is the brainchild of Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz, founders of the Eepy Bird group. They're same two guys who became an Internet sensation by creating some of the most incredible Coke geysers.

And on "The Early Show" Wednesday, they made their idea reality, firing up a vehicle fueled by Coke Zero and Mentos on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan -- with "Early Show" Weather Anchor and Features Reporter Dave Price at the helm. The vehicle reached speeds up to 20 miles per hour.

Check out Dave's amazing ride and understand how it was accomplished by clicking on the video below:


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