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http://blog.wired.com/cars/2008/12/gargantum-gas-t.html

I disagree with the author. The people who have commented already beat this down pretty good. They even vaporized the euro fuel consumption/driving habits vs. American fuel consumption/driving habits argument and the blew it out the nearest airlock.

Some of the comments are epic.

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Kind of short sighted. Most European countries have much better public transportation available.

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Kind of short sighted. Most European countries have much better public transportation available.

That was said a million times. :)

 

Just for fun I compared driving to one of my DR.'s offices vs taking the bus using google maps.

Driving: 13.3 mi

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That was said a million times. :)

 

Just for fun I compared driving to one of my DR.'s offices vs taking the bus using google maps.

Driving: 13.3 mi

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Americans need to embrace turbo-diesels and keep gas guzzlers for weekend fun.

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It's a diesel with a turbo :D. It'll also haul 20+ roundbales of hay with ease.

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My 1.8 TDCi shifts a fair bit and does over 65 mpg on the motorway at 60 mph :D a LOT cheaper to run than the ST!

 

And public transport is sh

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If they raise the taxes that just gives all the damn people in Washington a raise and more money to bail out companies in trouble that we have to pay for, if they raise the taxes they need to send every American a check also...

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