Evolving the BioSnake

Wed, 09/19/2007 - 6:04am

e85v2Op-Ed: There's a blog post over at CNET about an E85 Dodge Viper which is breaking speed records. They wrote, "More than doubling the horsepower probably had a big effect on the performance of the car, but the extra octane can't hurt. Ethanol also cuts down on the greenhouse gases from the tailpipe." Okay, but as a friend of mine who transplanted a Mustang 5.0 V8 into a Miata always says, "There's no replacement for displacement!" I'd like to know how E85 compares directly to 92/93 octane from ordinary gas stations. Use the comments form below.


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