Matt Timion of GasSavers.org is seeing more auto enthusiasts strive for better
, not powerful engines. He says, one by one, former racers are modifying cars for mileage. He's seeing young people as well as adults making the move. Another observation is the trend to having two vehicles: one for speed and one for economy. Testimonials from his Web site, GasSavers.org, demonstrate the trend. One even said, "I haven't gotten a
in a long time." Some find simiarities between fuel economy and speed principles. Both groups welcome lighter cars and better aerodynamics. Speed lovers will never die off but there may be a slight shift in the priorities of some auto enthusiasts.
[Source: American Chronicle]