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Old 06-23-2008, 10:57 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Johnny Mullet View Post
Didn't Homer Simpson do this and fail?
Spectacularly, if I recall.

Originally Posted by ttoyoda View Post
You are describing this:
With a low power engine and more bodywork.
You know, I'd bet an Atom is already halfway efficient, considering it performs on par with a lot of supercars. Taller gearing and a less aggressively-tuned engine (it comes with a Chevy in the US, and a Honda in Europe, I believe).

See also: Caterham Se7en:
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