Daily Kos: Doing what Detroit says is impossible
Detroit: "No way! you can't increase fuel efficiency without sacrificing performance"
Kansas High School drop-out: "I converted 1976 Impala that gives'ya 26 mpg (BioDiesel) that went from 400hp to 800hp and beat a Lamborghini in a drag race."
"Conservatively," Goodwin muses, scratching his chin, "it'll get 60 miles to the gallon. With 2,000 foot-pounds of torque. You'll be able to smoke the tires. And it's going to be superefficient."
He laughs. "Think about it: a 5,000-pound vehicle that gets 60 miles to the gallon and does zero to 60 in five seconds!"
Original Article at Fastcompany.com