Students build a 2,843 MPG car

Energy & Sustainability
Students build a 2,843 MPG car

A high school team from Evansville, Indiana built a 2,843.4 mile per gallon car with a three-wheeled, combustion-engine design. The car won top prize at the 2008 Shell Eco-Marathon held in Fontana, California. Pretty nice ride, although being that close to the ground might not work so well for potholes.

2,843 mpg? High school team takes the prize

6 thoughts on “Students build a 2,843 MPG car

  1. Ken says:

    An it’s not that much of a babe magnet, unless you like to pick up Maker Babes.

  2. justin says:

    Nowhere for them to sit, anyway, unless they made a 1,422 MPG 2-seater model.

  3. Mr. Meval says:

    It’s geek deliverance!!! Where peak oil meets midwestern rednecks!!!

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