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Factory Model Prius Can Reach 110mpg, Theoretically

| Wednesday August 10th, 2005 | 0 Comments

prius2.jpgA while ago we talked about a Prius hack that can yeild mileage performance up to 180mpg, while voiding your warranty. Well, it turns out a regular factory model Prius can break the 100mpg barrier if driven in an extremely obsessive manner. A group of engineers in Pittsburgh did just that recently by using a technique called “Pulse and Glide” which essentially consists of coasting most of the time. Not exactly practical, but it’s amazing to see what’s possible out there! (via Grist)


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