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Old 10-27-2020, 08:34 PM   #172 (permalink)
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Geo XL1 - '94 Geo Metro
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Originally Posted by ProDigit View Post
My response to single seater 100MPG at 60MPH:

I used to mod my Honda Rebel 250. It could get 110-120MPG at 45-60MPH.
That being said, forget about getting 100MPG out of any gasoline vehicle that's heavier than 500LBS.

I believe the optimal engine is a 300CC engine, single or ptwin engine, geared in such a way that it would reach 2k RPM at 60MPH in final gear.


Take reference car 2550LBS 'Fiesta ST' with 1 liter triple cylinder turbo enigne, and ~45MPG real life avg MPG.
Or, the Mitsubishi mirage with their 1 liter NA engine 2000LBS, 50 real life avg MPG car.


https://ecomodder.com/forum/showthre...xed-23497.html

850cc

Top speed 80+ mph

250.6 mpg at the Green Grand Prix in 2015.




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