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SMVs -Super Mileage Vehicles

Post by PyroJoe » Thu May 28, 2009 5:37 pm

Team MicroJoule appears to have a slow decline since 2003, must have been a good year.


1999: 9,845 miles per gallon (approx. 23.891 ml / 100 km).
2001: 10,227 miles per gallon (approx. 22.999 ml / 100 km) at the annual Shell Eco-Marathon competition.
2003: 10,705 miles per gallon (approx. 21.972 ml / 100 km) at the annual Shell Eco-Marathon competition.
2006: 10,127.9 miles per gallon (approx. 23.224 ml / 100 km) at the annual Shell Eco-Marathon competition.
March 2008 or earlier: 7,148 miles on a single gallon of fuel
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Re: SMVs -Super Mileage Vehicles

Post by PyroJoe » Thu May 28, 2009 5:41 pm

Side FX was the little vehicle that caught much interest many years ago.

http://www.metrompg.com/posts/xfi-pulse-and-glide.htm

from the article:
"Shamu is credited with a drag coefficient of 0.15; Side FX, 0.14. Multiply that by their equal 3.8-sq.-ft frontal areas, and you end up with wind resistance roughly 1/20th that of the Civic and Metro"


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Re: SMVs -Super Mileage Vehicles

Post by WebPilot » Thu May 28, 2009 7:20 pm

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