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Old 02-15-2008, 12:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Jalopnik hypermiles a diesel Civic & Audi Q7 SUV - much efficiency ensues!

Via Jalopnik: Hypermiling the 2007 Honda Civic 2.2 i-CTDi and 2007 Audi Q7 4.2 TDI

Officially, the Civic does about 41/56, Q7 does 19/21. Booorrr-ing. What we're going to do is hypermile these cars. Although, much like Jack Nicholson in A Few Good Men, we're not sure you can handle the truth. To be perfectly honest, we were shocked ourselves. Shocked and giddy, like a bunch of little girls splashing around in a pool of glistening diesel.
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Click through to the article for more, plus a short video of the shennanigans...


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