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Photos: 1,000 miles per gallon or bust

This 1985 cigar-shaped vehicle doesn't look that much different from the ones that competed in the 2006 competition. The winner ran the equivalent of 680 kilometers on a liter of fuel or about 1,600 miles per gallon.

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