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post #11 of (permalink) Old 07-07-2014
tntoy
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Originally Posted by KenG View Post
Holy Gas Gobbler. You know there are positions on the throttle between idle and WOT?
Why would you buy a car with a rear suspension designed solely for straight-line acceleration and a 420hp engine... and not savor that beautiful torque curve?

You have to pay (at the pump) to play.

Best I've gotten so far is 18.2mpg around town. On the highway I nearly hit 22mpg, averaging 80-85 on a trip to Nashville, with a lot of time spent at WOT coming back onto the highway's on-ramps, and rolling back up to speed after waiting behind a semi trailer struggling to pass.

The beauty of the Coyote motor is having to *decelerate* as you merge into freeway traffic at the end of that on-ramp, and not struggling up to speed in your 4 banger econobox. Just my humble opinion.

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