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Old 12-24-2010, 09:04 AM   #28 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by euromodder View Post
I know a loaded ICE gets more efficient when you look at the specific power output.
But as it is, it's the mpg - the fuel used - that really counts.
No, the specific power output is what counts. Specific power output times road load equals fuel consumption, and road load isn't going to change unless you change tires, vehicle mass, or aero.
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