How did one driver get 74.1 miles per gallon in a Mitsubishi Mirage?

Answer: by using duct tape

by / March 24, 2014

The Mitsubishi Motors Extreme MPG Hypermiling Challenge pitted a group of automotive journalists in a competition to see who could get the best gas mileage from a Mirage by making “very minor modifications to their cars from production form.”

For all participants, this meant using duct tape to reduce wind drag.