40 mpg A8
kneale at coslink.net
Thu Oct 6 08:46:32 EDT 2005
It was a diesel and he drove "extremely conservatively" to the point of
boring himself almost to tears.
At 08:12 AM 10/6/2005 -0400, Kent McLean wrote:
>Last night on the Discovery Channel, Top Gear did a test of
>a twin-turbo V8 engined A8: can it go from London to Edinburgh
>and back to London -- 800 miles -- on one tank of fuel? Yes.
>Jeremy Clarkson managed to average almost 40 MPG to do it,
>just barely making it back to the filling station long after
>the "miles to empty" had hit zero.
>How? The engine was a 4.0L diesel, which we don't get here
>in the USofA. Maybe with gas over $3/gallon here, Audi well
>re-evaluate its position.
>'94 100 S Avant, "Moody"
>'89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy" up in smoke
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