Monday, July 7, 2008

110 mpg, 400 hp Mustang?

An Ohio mechanic said he has created a car that gets more than 110 miles per gallon.
Doug Pelmear said he has perfected an engine developed by his grandfather 60 years ago. As gas prices continue to rise across the country, Pelmear said his engine gives his 1987 Ford Mustang 110 mpg. He also said the engine is 400 horsepower and goes from zero to 60 mph in three seconds.

Wait for it...

Pelmear wouldn't allow anyone to take a detailed look under the car's hood -- some of his gizmos are still awaiting patents, he said.

No, of course he wouldn't. Just like the scam artists trying to sell you plans for running your car on water won't give you any science to back up their wild claims. What was it P.T. Barnum said?

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