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jbhubbell

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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 9:26:12 AM

Give me an example of a sporty platform that has the ability to make 30mpg, and how does it accomplish this.
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davisadm
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2013 1:07:05 PM

I get 30+ MPG in my Porsche 914 2.0
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diesel8888
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2013 11:56:43 AM

Hmmm, you can't have both. I think porsche turbo is probably the best you can find. Not sure if you can get 30 mpg though.
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keriazy4
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 1:35:23 PM

why u need it fast ??? the fastest u can go is 120km/h or u will pay what u saved in gas in a ticket
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OceanArcher
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 8:47:01 PM

-- and of course, a very high percentage of "Fast cars" are observed on the edge of the road, being serviced by law enforcement ... hee hee heee
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moleasses
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 2:33:33 PM

it's all in how you drive
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jbhubbell
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 10:15:47 AM

So the vettes i know have a looong 6th gear which gives them good highway miles but i wonder what they get around town. I think subaru was the best reply but you failed to explain that its the turbo that gives you the power on demand and the engine is efficient when you just crusing around. You might be surprised what an 05 srt4 can do, mine got 260 whp and continues to avg. 25mpg around town.
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Bridge2012
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 8:11:39 AM

Subaru
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 8:05:27 AM

Most any of them will get decent milage if you drive them correctly and keep your lead foot off of the accelerator. Mine is a sport model Corolla S and it gets a consistent 28 mpg in the city with more than enough speed.
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probedude2
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 1:56:22 AM

The Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ are sporty, and they can average 30mpg
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reamedatthepump
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 6:22:38 PM

Mustang GT driven at 55 to 60 mph should give you better than 26 mpg. Stop and go driving and you can forget about decent mileage.
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2013DieselBug
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 6:27:56 PM

The Volkswagen TDI (turbocharged direct injection) diesels are pretty quick and also very good on gas mileage. My Beetle TDI isn't the fastest on the block but it is quick and gets 40+ mpg.
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dandeeman
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 4:54:52 PM

MUSTANG SITTING ON A FLATBED TRUCK!!
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daddymopar
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 2:14:43 AM

I prefer the 2 door GEO Prizm Convertible. With 13" rims, low pro tires, and a spoiler, the aero dynamics are awesome, and the 3 Cyl with a clutch will outperform and bug, pinto, eagle, rabbit, ..... etc

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14smoke
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2013 2:37:56 PM

A good number of vehicles have powerful V6 engines and even some fours that will get you a good amount of performance and still give you 30mpg on the highway.

However, I really would have to ask what you consider "fast". If you're interested in true top speed, or 0-60 times, you're going to hurt your mpg as you get into the performance brand, regardless of what you buy.
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Alexi7
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2013 8:19:48 AM

Plenty of V-6 coupes get respectable mpg: V-6 Camaro,Accord or Altima. The Vette for sure. Even the Porsche 911 Turbo gets decent mileage if you keep you foot out of it. Mustang GT, too. Challenger with the cylinder deactivation.
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WEPSMAN
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 8:14:37 PM

The Camaro with the V6 gets decent mileage, but not as "fast" as the SS. The Corvette gets good mleage when driven reasonably.
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geobmw
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 12:30:07 PM

bmw
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Timberline
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 12:27:20 PM

Corvette currently and even more so with the new C7.
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probedude2
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 12:32:08 AM

The Nissan 370Z doesn't do too bad
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gvan
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 1:51:36 PM

Check out www.fueleconomy.govSporty cars
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psm80134
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 10:21:30 AM

I used to own a 2006 Corvette with a manual transmission. On a road trip to up to Washington State one summer, I got 31 MPG.
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tagorgia
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 10:00:24 AM

New Corvette is 450HP & gets 26mpg. It utilizes cylinder deactivation.
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