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Old 05-23-2013, 08:16 AM
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It's actually more fuel efficient to NOT baby it all the way to full speed, rather more a 50ish% acceleration.

Say, it takes you 20 seconds to get to full speed at 25% throttle. At that "25% throttle", say you're getting 5 MPG.

Now say you accelerate at 50% throttle, or more, and you get 3-4 MPG, but it only takes you 10 seconds to get to full speed. You're using less fuel getting there this method than the other. OBVIOUSLY, you don't want to go balls to the wall, but don't be a granny about it either. lol
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