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MPG for my 3.0

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by Woody100, Oct 14, 2014.

  1. Woody100

    Woody100 Zorg Addict

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    After the trip to Santa pod a couple of weeks ago where I got just over 40 mpg out of my 3.0 sport steptronoc which seemed a little unbelievable I decided to try another run

    Had a car day booked at Loughborough which is a 270 mile around trip, filled the car and attacked the M25 then the M1 where I averaged a steady 70 to 80 mph, a little traffic as you would expect but generally ac learn run up and down

    So when I filled up at my local garage upon my return I chucked in £44:75 @ £1.35 per litre

    So my calculations works out that I averaged 37mpg !!! That can't be bad for a 3.0 sport can it ??

    Oh also for you petrol heads I got to drive a Lamborgini Balboni, a Ferrari 458 Itailia and a McLaren MP4-C12

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  2. Dino D

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    I'm astounded at how you get that mpg and with an auto too at 70-80mph. Pretty amazing...

    Or did you mean km/h?!!!
     
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  3. GazHyde

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    Bet you couldn't get that on one of TaffZee's cruises :ymdevil:
     
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  4. hard top

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    Auto's don't do to bad, even better if you have cruise control. (I have it but have never used it)
     
  5. t-tony

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    You'll be able to nick one next time you go to Celebration then Tony !=))
     
  6. Brian4

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    We get similar from our 3.0 auto and once the auto is in 5th the converter locks up and no slip at all.
     
  7. Macca

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    Blimey, the best I ever got with my 3.0l auto was 32mpg so yours is doing great.