Try a Hydraulic Drive Train: This Car of the Future Gets 75 MPG

Is this car of the future with a hydraulic drive train what is in store for automobiles? The redesigned car is made of off-the-shelf products available to anyone, so go make your own fuel-efficient vehicle!



Street Ready Automobile
The street-ready automobile gets up to 75 miles on a single gallon of gasoline!
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16-hp engine
Ernie Parker adjusts the 16-hp engine to get optimal performance.
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Ernie Parker
Instructor Ernie Parker whizzes on down the road in his advanced engineering class's 75-mpg automobile without its aerodynamic body.
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Hydraulic Drive Train
The guts of the hydraulic drive train and energy storage system put together by Ernie Parker's class is the car of the future.
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This diagram shows the basic layout of the HVTC drive system.
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