1980-06-01

How to Get 60 M.P.G. 800798

60 M.P.G. can be achieved if vehicle weight is reduced to 1200 lb. (545) Kg and aerodynamic drag is reduced by a factor of two compared with present subcompact cars. Various Viking research automobiles have achieved remarkable M.P.G. through the use of lightweight streamlined Aluminum structures. The paper discusses the engineering details of Vikings II, IV, V and VI.

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