[Vwdiesel] New Honda 2.2 Diesel
swright at zuiko.sls.bc.ca
Mon Aug 15 20:30:52 EDT 2005
My '85 Jetta TD routinely got better than that (average about 5L/100km).
My '85 Jetta 1.6NA now gets about 5.5. But any movement in diesel is a
good thing, even it's a H*nda. I wouldn't be caught dead in one though...
On 15 Aug 2005 at 17:16, David Cook <vwdieselbunny at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Now that is cool!
> I'm watching it again because I accidently started it
> over and can't get it to fast forward.
> Here's a tip for those of us who want to convert
> mileage when given in liters/100kilometers...
> Use Google!
> Just type in the conversion in the search bar and hit
> enter. Google will do the rest!
> "convert 5.4 liters/100 kilometers to mpg " (from the
> Honda video)
> The only thing is that according to Google, it is only
> 43.5 MPG. Not bad, but a TDI can beat that. I
> thought Honda had developed a car that achieved 100 or
> 200 MPG? (Although if you look closely, that video is
> from June of 2003, so maybe they've developed it way
> further since then.)
> Anyway, Diesel technology is always interesting to me.
> --- Wade Yorke <wade at carsand.com> wrote:
> > Here is a link to an animated description of Honda's
> > new 2.2 diesel.
> > Perhaps it will come to North America when we get
> > the low sulphur fuel.
> > Fantastic technology!
> > Wade Yorke
> > Nova Scotia
> > '84 Westy 1.9TD
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