5 fuel-efficient American classics
The Classic American cars, on the other hand complete of style as well as presence, were also not known for the ability that can stretch miles from the gallon of the fuel. Basically there are 5 of the favorite exceptions that can also rule, all are well capable of minimum of about 20 mpg:
1. 1976 Plymouth “Feather” Duster
The Feather Duster is most interesting as well as little-known to be the response of fuel crisis during 1970. Unlike today is the diesel as well as the hybrid options, it also carried just small premium above the normal Duster, which has the option of $50 “economy” that also substituted the aluminum for the steel in different areas which has brought the complete weight down to approx 2,700 lbs. Moreover, Feather Duster was also well capable of rise up to about 36 mpg. The Average price for the gallon of gas in the year 1976 was about $0.57.
2 1950 Crosley Hotshot
The small Crosley Hotshot was first sports car of America post-war. More similar to the MG Midget as compared to the Corvette, the hotshot also had a small 44 cubic-inch of about four-cylinder of the engine. And also no speed of the demon, the small roadster was also quite capable of the most astonishing 48 mpg. The Average price for the gallon of gas during the 1950 was about $0.27.
3. 1961 Corvair Monza
This air-cooled Corvair is perfectly as well as best known to be the target of the Ralph Nader with the scorn over their exclusive design of rear suspension. Lost in the controversy is a fact that the Corvairs were also damned fun and enjoyment to drive as well as it was quite economical. The magazine of Car Life got about 24 mpg out from their 4 door of the automatic test of the car in month of April in year 1961.Moreover, the average price for the gallon of gas during the year 1961 was about $0.31.
4. 1967 Oldsmobile F-85 Cutlass Cruiser
This was exceptionally rare for the complete size of Oldsmobile that approach about 20 mpg, specifically one with the massive and the huge 400 cubic inch of V-8, however F-85 Cutlass Cruiser of the year 1967, with their sensibly designed and engineered GM Turbo with Hydramatic transmission as well as the tall rear of axle ratio, was also well capable of about 20 mpg while looking similar to the proper American classic with full-size. The average price for the gallon of gas during the year 1967 was about $0.32.
5. 1961 International Harvester Scout
Even now, the SUV as well as the fuel economy are certainly bit of the oxymoron. However the initial Scout, one of most pioneering SUVs, that was quite lightweight for about only 2,800 pounds and also quite simple, as well as it is powered by the rugged engine having 4 cylinders. It can also get up to about 22 mpg. The Average price for the gallon of gas during the year 1961 was about $0.31.