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Offline Grumpmeister

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313 miles to a gallon
« on: January 26, 2011, 06:15:52 PM »
Destined to be the future of motoring, a technological marvel, due to go on sale in the UK....





..Guarranteed to be banjaxed by its first speed bump  lol:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1350690/XL1-Volkswagen-unveils-313-miles-gallon-car.html
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Re: 313 miles to a gallon
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2011, 06:42:51 PM »
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Further savings, which it is promised will be passed onto the customer, were made through the extensive use of lightweight materials including magnesium for the wheels; ceramics for brake discs; and aluminium for dampers, steering system and brake calipers.



As we all know, magnesium and ceramic brakes are as cheap as chips...  ::)
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