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Old 04-28-2016, 08:33 PM   #991 (permalink)
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The Pinto might beat the Bug. The old air-cooled VW isn't the most efficient lump out there; it was built with very low compression ratios for one thing. It would be interesting to see, at the very least.

I do believe the Mini would beat both of those handily, though. Half the engine size of the Pinto can't but help...

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Old 04-29-2016, 12:08 PM   #992 (permalink)
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Mini Cooper > VW (w/ 145s on the front and no bumpers or spare tire) > Pinto > Mini.

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Old 05-01-2016, 07:34 PM   #993 (permalink)
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Old 05-02-2016, 08:23 AM   #994 (permalink)
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I had to look this up. Never heard of a Snyder, but I've actually seen these on the road. 70 mpg is pretty good!
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Old 05-02-2016, 01:13 PM   #995 (permalink)
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I wouldn't want to take it over 45mph.

More doors than wheels?
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Old 05-02-2016, 06:04 PM   #996 (permalink)
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According to the VIN plate it's classified as a motorcycle.
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The last time I saw one of those, it was a Zap Zebra electric, eg:
Fuel Economy, Hypermiling, EcoModding News and Forum - EcoModder.com - Juiced's Album: The Zap!

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Old 05-07-2016, 07:44 AM   #998 (permalink)
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Daihatsu Feroza. It's somewhat thirsty for its size, but still not as thirsty as a V8 gas hog of its days.

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Absolutely the BEST fuel economy possible:

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Virgin materials shipped halfway around the world?


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