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Old 02-22-2016, 05:50 PM   #76 (permalink)
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30-mpg Corvettes

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Originally Posted by Frank Lee View Post
I wonder how much throttle opening those 30mpg Vettes are running?
Frank,I'm not sure about the 2011 'Vettes,but some recent C7 articles are talking about cylinder deactivation,and running as a 4-cylinder car in top gear,at 55-mph to see that kind of mileage.
The V-8 engine was chosen over a V-6 so it could run as a 4-cylinder most of the time,something of which a '3-cylinder' 6-banger would not be up to the task.
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