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The 2011 Ford Mustang V-6, the first car ever to deliver more than 30 mpg and 305 horsepower, has set a new record by running 1,457 laps at Bristol Motor Speedway June 24 while averaging 48.5 mpg The challenge was 1,000 laps of the historic half-mile track -- 533 miles -- on one single tank of gas. With the aid of fuel efficient driving techniques by Ford engineers, the Mustang far surpassed its goal.



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that is simply awesome go mustang!

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that just shows you can have horsepower and fuel efficient at the sme time. without going hybrid. Got to love the mustang!

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thats awesome cant wait to see one of the new 2011s
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seen this on speed channel last night, love that and the fact that the new NASCAR stock cars might be going from the fusion to the mustang
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