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Postby booboo » Tue Jun 24, 2008 2:24 pm

The Prius v BMW M3 was quite a good feature - quite a well balanced and informative demonstration of how driving style impacts on fuel consumption. I was quite impressed :wink:
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Postby ChrisB » Tue Jun 24, 2008 9:07 pm

Yes I thought that was a very good feature I felt , although somewhat biased to the beemer :lol: but then what did we expect :lol:

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Postby qdos » Tue Jun 24, 2008 10:24 pm

Would have been interesting to see what they would have got as a result had they swapped drivers.

Perhaps someone like Peter Perkins takes a Beemer round and The Stig takes an Insight round then switch over. What do you reckon Peter?

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Postby Night Train » Tue Jun 24, 2008 10:35 pm

Clarkson was definately right about changing driving styles to save fuel. With my standard Skoda Octavia 1.9tdi estate I have managed to get 84.5mpg on a 35 mile drive one night recently and regularly get 70+mpg on my daily commute of 30 miles each way.

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