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Old 04-28-2008, 09:55 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Location: Oconomowoc, WI, USA
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Electric Cycle - '81 Kawasaki KZ440
90 day: 334.6 mpg (US)

S10 - '95 Chevy S10
90 day: 30.48 mpg (US)

Electro-Metro - '96 Ben Nelson's "Electro-Metro"
90 day: 129.81 mpg (US)

The Wife's Car - Plug-in Prius - '04 Toyota Prius
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I am guessing that the ZENN is better designed than my cycle. Also, it is an NEV class, so it's limited to 25 MPH. Generally, the slower you go, the more efficient an electric is. Also, the ZENN is higher voltage than you car, or my bike, so that means less amps to do the same work.

All that said, I would love to see some real-world data of one hooked up to a Killawatt or other measurement!
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