What Gets 100 Mpg And Seats 6? Nothing Yet

Jan Harold Brunvand, an urban folklore expert at the University of Utah, still laughs about "the economical carburetor story." It was the purportedly true tale of a young man whose first new car went 200 miles or so before the gas gauge budged. Back at the dealer, he was told that a secret test engine had mistakenly been placed in the car. For his silence, he was promised a new model every year for life. He never saw that first car again.

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