Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Daily Kos: Doing what Detroit says is impossible

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

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