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Old 02-06-2008, 09:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
Team Metro
Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 53.56 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: 64.03 mpg (US)
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DAN - what the heck are you talking about, the EV1 "does not look slick?"

Or that a laid back windshield only "looks" aerodynamic??

Without even trying hard, anyone with a basic understanding of aerodynamic shape & detail optimization can rhyme off half a dozen significant design elements in that vehicle that contribute to its remarkably slick appearance and its low coefficient of drag (compared to any other production car on the road).

You need to do some more research before posting information like this.
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