This car could cross almost the entire U.S. on one gallon of gas

Student-designed car could cross from Philadelphia to Los Angeles on one gallon of gas.

Prototype gasoline-powered car developed by students from Université Laval, in Quebec, can get an incredible 2,713 miles per gallon.

Above, Shell Eco-marathon/Flickr

Perennial winner Université Laval of Quebec conquered the 11th annual Shell Eco-marathon Americas competition over the weekend in Detroit for the fourth time and the second year in a row, recording 2713.1 miles per gallon with its ultra-energy-efficient gasoline powered prototype vehicle. The top performing UrbanConcept Americas teams earned the right to compete in the Shell Drivers’ World Championship Regional Final – a competition for the best UrbanConcept category teams to find out who is the fastest energy-efficient driver.

More than 1,200 students comprising 115 teams participated in the competition.

Besides the more than 1,200 student participants in the Shell Eco-marathon Americas contest, thousands of visitors packed the Cobo Center to enjoy numerous activities focused on the future of energy and mobility.

This car could cross almost the entire U.S. on one gallon of gas

Credit Shell Eco-marathon

via Tech Insider

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