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TDI-Panamerican Endurance Challenge

It's a World Record!

16,000 miles in under 12 days.
Congratulations to Rainer Zietlow
and his courageous team.

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3M Products Put to the Test

3M's paint protection film and wheel weights join the
Endurance Challenge. Our products are constantly tested for
quality and performance in our labs and around the world.
Now we take them to the streets.

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Products for Your Car

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about paint protection film and wheel weights from 3M.

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On July 2, 2011, the TDI-Panamerican Endurance Challenge took a 2011 Volkswagen Touareg TDI Clean Diesel SUV on the world's longest highway for non-stop, world-record-setting adventure. As a proud sponsor, 3M Automotive featured two products on the Touareg: paint protection film and wheel weights. The lowdown:
  • Nearly 16,000 miles in under 12 days, beating the world record by 3 days!
  • The Pan American Highway - the longest highway in the world
  • 14 countries from Argentina to Alaska
  • Rugged terrain, extreme altitudes, humid rainforests, arctic tundra.
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