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Old 04-28-2013, 11:41 AM   #589 (permalink)
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25 mpg using a thirsty gas turbine is pretty impressive if you ask me.

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Power is supplied by General Motors Corp.`s latest version of its AGT-5 automotive gas turbine engine, which is mounted amidships and linked to the accelerator pedal via a computerized ``drive-by-wire`` system, similar to that used on jet aircraft.
Compare to another aerodynamic car which can cruise at high speed, but only carries two.

Bugatti Veyron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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EPA City: 8 miles per U.S. gallon
EPA Hwy: 14 miles per U.S. gallon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bugatti_Veyron
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It has a drag coefficient of 0.41 (normal condition) and 0.36 (after lowering to the ground),[21] and a frontal area of 2.07 m2 (22.3 sq ft).[22] This gives it a drag area – the combination of drag coefficient and frontal area, represented as CdA – of 0.74 m2 (8.0 sq ft).
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