Watch A Kite-Powered Car Cruise Down The Australian Landscape

In case you ever wondered what driving a kite-powered electric car across Australia must be like, it definitely looks sublime. The trip cost only around $US13 in electricity and took 18 days to complete, earning the German extreme sportsmen Dirk Gion and Stefan Simmerer three world records in the process. The pair hoped to inspire new, environment-friendly means of travel. [Treehugger]