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Old 01-13-2014, 05:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 52.07 mpg (US)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)
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Secrets revealed!

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- A Hybrid-specific air intake [AKA partial grille block] provides a flush seal and controls the flow of cooling air passing through the engine compartment.
- A custom trunklid spoiler
- Custom front airdam
- Extended side skirts
- Underbody trim panels and end plates, diffuser at the rear
Green Car Congress: Volkswagen targeting 5% of Jetta sales in US with new sporty Hybrid model; expected 45 mpg combined

Also, looks like aero wheels on the Jetta.
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