What else to do with a '67 Mercury Cougar but drop in a Mercedes diesel engine? Nothing, that's what. Looking to the future, the Electric Raceabout is going to make a go of the Automotive X Prize with an all electric ride based on an Audi R8 chassis. Could be sweet. Lastly, if you wish your car could go further on a gallon gas, here's a number to note: nationwide, motorcycle riders report getting an average of 56 miles per gallon. Yeah, that's what I thought.

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