2011 Ford Mustang Gets 48.5 MPG

There is an article floating around regarding HUGE news on the environmental friendliness of the 2011 Ford Mustang V6. The car set a record by driving OVER 1,400 laps on a single tank of gas, averaging 48.5 miles per gallon! The article, found here, explains a bunch of other details about the groundbreaking news.

MUSTANG V6 AVERAGES 48.5 MPG; RUNS 1,457 LAPS AT BRISTOL ON A SINGLE TANK OF GAS

  • The 2011 Ford Mustang V-6 sets a new record by averaging 48.5 mpg on a track while completing 1,457 laps with an average speed of 43.9 mph
  • Mustang is powered by a new 3.7-liter V-6 engine that uses advanced engineering and technology to deliver great performance and fuel economy
  • More than 51,000 entries were received for the Mustang 1,000 Lap Challenge with 22 entries guessing the winning number of laps
  • A team of five drivers, including four Ford Mustang engineers and Ford NASCAR star David Ragan, drove the Mustang during its record run

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What a great event! It’s very interesting to have a car with over 300 HP with a V6 engine, completely bone stock. On top of that, to be able to average 48.5 MPG on a track is unheard of!

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