LS3 powered HSV Maloo wins global green challenge v wtf

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  1. Mitchj

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  2. iPost

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    oh. cool?
     
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    I wanna know what all was done to it to make that big of an improvement.
     
  4. Mitchj

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    nothing, it was dead stock, as were all the cars.

    It just showed that driving sedately can return good fuel millage even in a 425hp vehicle using 'outdated' technology.
     
  5. Beason

    Beason They call me "The Stig"

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    C6 got 31 mpg on our trip back from SC, all highway miles though. Rather surprised, better than the old 330ci
     
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    Slick26 Gun|Bike|Cigar|PS3|Beer |Whisky|Night Crew

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  7. OneTwo

    OneTwo me>you OT Supporter

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    now all they gotta do is not make it look like a piece of dog shit
     
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    Sweet, only 710km to Darwin :rofl:
     
  9. [paradox]

    [paradox] No replacement for displacement. 6.0L Crew.

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    i was reading about this competition the other day



    so the maloo won :coold:
     
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  11. [paradox]

    [paradox] No replacement for displacement. 6.0L Crew.

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    that said 1500km of highway and 10km around the town when they got there
    doesnt really count for "combined average fuel"
     
  12. Mitchj

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    im not really sure how "percent less than epa rating" is winning

    shouldnt the lowest fuel usage be considered winning?

    They ran a tesla roadster, it made 500km but ran out of fuel in the middle of the desert :rofl:
     
  13. nitrane

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    hate do admit it but i like the look of that maloo :o
     
  14. phonics

    phonics No good sir, I'm on the level. OT Supporter

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    global green challenge sponsored by GM :mamoru2:
     
  15. phonics

    phonics No good sir, I'm on the level. OT Supporter

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    oh, the contest is about greatest difference between official fuel usage figures and what they tested them at?
     
  16. nitrane

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    Was there any way they could verify that the cars werent loaded with a 'non-factory tune'
     
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    my v6 accord with that new cylinder management crap barely breaks 27-28 in straight highway driving :o
     
  18. Ocho Holto

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    go aussies go
     
  19. [paradox]

    [paradox] No replacement for displacement. 6.0L Crew.

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  20. Mitchj

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    im pretty sure the Diesel Fiesta won on lowest consumption

    it got under 3L/100km
     
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    Maloo is a cool name. I'd drive it.
     
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    would drive


    so pretty much they drove it like a grandma and got some good numbers?
     
  23. Ocho Holto

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    El el el el el el eL CAMINO
     

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