80 Miles Per Gallon, 400 horsepower Fox Body Mustang




If you think 80 miles per gallon and 400 horsepower don't go together you better think again because Doug Pelmear, a 48-year-old electronics engineer and master mechanic from Napoleon, Ohio has done just that with his 1987 Ford Mustang. 

Mr. Pelmear created his Mustang and more specifically the technologically advanced engine to compete in the $10 million Progressive Automotive X Prize: a "race" to find an affordable, marketable automobile that gets at least 100 miles per gallon.  The Progressive Automotive X Prize is sponsored by the X Prize Foundation.

Read more about Doug's Mustang after the jump...

 
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