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Old 05-07-2005, 09:03 PM   #1
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World 100,000 mile record: 140 mph for 30 days ave...

Mercedes Benz’ used such a feat to launch its new V6 CDI diesel engine. It had three cars picked at random off the production line, sealed, taken to a track in Texas and run flat out for 100,000 miles. Each E 320 CDI car ran flawlessly for 30 days straight while averaging 224 kmh (140mph) and an almost 40 miles per gallon.
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Old 05-07-2005, 09:06 PM   #2
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wow, 224kmh and 40mpg, thats amazing
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Old 05-07-2005, 09:12 PM   #3
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what a waste of fuel
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Old 05-07-2005, 09:43 PM   #4
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intresting, now lets see the same with SL65.
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