By Bunmi Adigun @Bunmi_Adigun
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Videographer / director: John Robertson
Producer: Bunmi Adigun, Nick Johnson
Editor: Jack Stevens
The 51-year-old, from Chipping-Norton in Oxfordshire, set the unlikely world record after reaching a speed of 88.086 mph at an event at Elvington Airfield in York.
The high octane shed started life as a humble Volkswagen Passat in Kevin’s driveway and took the part-time mechanic seven months to build - costing more than £5,000.
The two tonne vehicle has a 2.6 litre V6 petrol engine and boasts a "shed load" of features including a button to open the doors automatically, three cameras for better vision and a dash cam.
Kevin said: “To break the world record was fun, but meeting lots of new people at that event was rewarding too.
“To be able to bring a smile to so many people is very rewarding - I always think that no stranger knows their story: they may have received bad news, be going through a tough time for whatever reason but at least they have smiled once today.”
Bureaucracy and red tape meant that the father-of-one had to wait almost half a year before the shed was declared road legal - even enlisting the help of Prime Minster David Cameron.
He said: “Getting it road legal was a long and complex process, all was fine until the Driver and Licensing Agency (DVLA) decided it needed a new chassis number, a 'Q' registration and an Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) test from the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA).
“That was where the problems started - not because of faults with the vehicle but having to deal with one senior man at VOSA to actually get a test booked.”
Kevin was forced to enlist the help of his local Conservative MP - the British PM David Cameron.
He said: “The PM is my local MP, I contacted him and he wrote to the DVLA chief executive, which helped - both his office and Mr Cameron were very efficient.”
Officially known as the world’s fastest shed, Kevin currently uses the pimped out man cave as a mobile billboard and is hoping the vehicle could help him finance his next build.
He said: “I am looking for a sponsor to make it possible to proceed with the next build - the advertising opportunities for the right company are huge due to the exposure that this vehicle gets.”