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Old 07-27-2015, 07:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Chorizo - '00 Honda Civic HX, baby! :D
90 day: 35.35 mpg (US)

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90 day: 33.43 mpg (US)

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The engine was donated to a US Department of Energy Research and Development program, and is not included with sale of the car. VCR engine specifications and details will be provided with the car.
Team FourSight FourSight and TwinSight - Progressive Automotive X Prize Entrant - Popular Mechanics

"The Mainstream-class FourSight was a two-door Honda Insight with two additional rear seats hollowed out from the interior, with a battery electric drivetrain driving the front wheels, and a 750-cc, three-cylinder diesel engine from a Smart car powering the rear wheels, making it four-wheel-drive."

"FourSight team leader Chris Atkinson, a mechanical engineering professor from West Virginia University, said the team came up a day late and “several dollars short.” A critical shortcoming, they lacked the money to buy an electric motor for their car." Automotive X Prize: A tale of two teams--Wikispeed, FourSight

For those of you that do not frequent the other forum:
"I am looking at this car Aug 1st. I know it has a small boat tail on it." Radical aerodynic design - Insight Central: Honda Insight Forum
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