27 Mar '15, 4am
74 MPG For Road-Going Deltawing
An analysis of the Deltawing’s viability showed a four seat version would reach close to 74 mpg on the highway. DeltaWing Technology Group, Inc. released the results of an independent engineering analysis of a four-passenger road car concept based on the patented DeltaWing narrow front track vehicle architecture. The study showed it would achieve an unadjusted EPA fuel economy rating of nearly 74 mpg Highway and over 57 mpg combined rating. SEE ALSO: The DeltaWing As An Everyday Car? If it was available today, those figures would not only make it America’s most fuel efficient internal combustion engine vehicle, it would also meet the 2025 CAFE standard. Those ratings are based on a version powered by an internal combustion, 1.4-liter gasoline engine. DeltaWing Technology Group recently commissioned Meszler Engineering Services to model fuel economy performance of a four-cy...