Getting 45 MPG at 207 MPH

Top this, hypermilers — Klaus Savier managed to get 45 mpg while traveling 207 mph. No, he’s not driving some super-Prius or streaking down the Bonneville Salt Flats in a Jetta diesel. The impressive number was posted by a pilot in a 400-mile air race over Arizona last month.

The Fuelventure 400 is more than a showcase for efficiency. Pilots are handicapped based on weight, number of passengers and speed. The idea is to encourage more of a real world effort rather than some ultraSource: Autopia RSS Feed


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