World’s longest car stretches to 100ft and has swimming pool and helipad inside

The world's longest car has broken its own Guinness World Record after being restored, now measuring a whopping 100 feet and 1.5 inches.

It now boasts 26 wheels, a putting green, swimming pool and helipad – and can fit roughly 75 people inside.

Dubbed the American Dream, the super limousine was built in 1986 by car customiser Jay Ohrberg in California and was originally 60ft long.

Ohrberg later extended it to 100ft to clinch the world record and the car went on to feature in a number of films before ending up in a warehouse in New Jersey.

Over time the spectacular vehicle grew dilapidated until Michael Manning, owner of the Autoseum technical teaching museum in New York, decided to take on the gargantuan task of restoring it.

He said: "I first found the car at an autobody show in New Jersey and it was garbage. It was covered in graffiti, the windows were broken, the tires were flat, but I fell in love with it anyway. I said, 'I'm going to get this car and I'm going to bring it back and restore it'."

However, the huge costs involved in restoring a vehicle of its size slowed Manning's progress.

When the lease for his museum was terminated he ended up listing the car on eBay in 2019 where it was bought by Michael Dezer, owner of Dezerland Park Car Museum and Tourist Attractions in Orlando, Florida.

Manning came with the car to Florida to help Dezer with the restoration and the pair got to work updating it with an array of new features.

Manning continued: "On the way down, the hood blew off the car on 95, never to be found again.

"Thankfully we had three donor cars so we took one of the hoods.

"We cut them [the donor cars] up, we replaced the whole cab of the car so we could drive it, the engine was replaced, all the tyres were replaced, the helipad was redone, the pool was redone."

After two-and-a-half years the restored American Dream was complete, and will now be displayed at the Dezerland Park Car Museum.

"You really couldn't put it on the road because it's too long," Manning said.

"It was built to be put on display."

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