119193Re: [toyota-prius] Prius on the highway, was: Arrived
- Aug 1, 2011On Aug 1, 2011, at 8:31 PM, Jerry Gmail wrote:
> I can tell you that I have owned much slower cars than the Prius I nowI bought one of these new in 1978: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L50Z96o6YpM.
My 2007 Prius is faster than the 2.6L 5-speed.
Don't know if this link will work: http://file.vintageadbrowser.com/l-q1cv9smjdfo9yn.jpg else go 2/3rds down this page to "Dodge Challenger (1978)" http://www.vintageadbrowser.com/cars-ads-1970s/6
> I usually travel at 75 on the freeways but if the flow is faster, 80 is not20 MPH under the prevailing speed is just as dangerous as 20 MPH over the prevailing speed. "Speed" does NOT kill. A difference in speed does.
> OTOH once when I had all day to get to point B and I wanted to see what MPG
> I could attain at a lower speed, I tried to drive home on the freeway at 55.
> I used to think that 85 was scary. But 55 is way over the fear limit. I
> will likely never try that speed again.
David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly@...
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.
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