Opel Eco Speedster: the Best Car You’ve Never Heard Of

The guys at Opposite Lock recently compared this 2002 concept car from Opel to Volkswagen’s recently launched X1 high-mpg supercar. What kind of epic progress has 12 years of scientific advancement brought us? Not as much as you’d think, actually!

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Volkswagen Passat TDI Sets Cross-Country MPG Record

If cars can get triple-digit fuel economy from a single gallon of fossil fuels, do we really need an alternative? That is quite the question, isn’t it? It is made all the more complicated because a couple of well-known hypermilers just set a new cross-country mpg record in a turbodiesel-powered Volkswagen Passat TDI, averaging an astounding 77.9 mpg.

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