Supermileage competition begins tomorrow; MPG to beat is 1836
The Supermileage contest was started by the Society of Automotive Engineers in 1980 and now includes teams from both college and high school engineering classes. The contest has resulted in plenty of sleek prototypes, such as the 2002 winner from UC Berkeley, pictured above. The vehicle was nicknamed the "carbon coffin" and got 1068 MPG.
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