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Old 05-12-2006, 02:10 PM
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800 mpg car

I guess you can have cars that get 800mpg, even higher. 2005 results show cars with over 1200mpg. Imagine fueling 4 times a year or something.


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I remember an episode of Top Gear where Jeremey Clarkson got either 600 or 800 out of an Audi. It was pretty amazing.
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I remember an episode of Top Gear where Jeremey Clarkson got either 600 or 800 out of an Audi. It was pretty amazing.
Wasn't that 600 or 800 from a full tank of gas?
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Old 05-13-2006, 02:21 PM
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that was 800miles from a full tank of the Audi A8 4litre TDI. I think Audi would be the most successful car manufacturer in history if they could manage 800mpg, nevermind a slot on topgear! Even so, it is a great show, unbeaten in its department.
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Wasn't that 600 or 800 from a full tank of gas?
It was, as 318 pointed out. Nonetheless it's quite an accomplishment in my book.
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It was, as 318 pointed out. Nonetheless it's quite an accomplishment in my book.
Range isn't that impressive; there are semi-trucks that go farther on a tank because they have huge tanks. Heck, you could probably go farther with a Ford Excursion Diesel.
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