Originally Posted by TheSasks
Seems to me diesels are just going through what gassers went through in the early to mid 70's when emission laws ran rampant and the manufacturers did not have the technology available to get power, mileage and meet the standards. And look at gas engines today. It may take some time but they will figure it out at some point.
judging by the current hp/torque numbers they have. But the MPG numbers have not, and will not come back.
I used to own a '69 Mustang. 302 v8, coupe. Thrill to drive. way more power than the chassis could take, and surprisingly good MPG. Averaged at least 25 highway, even with a 3 speed auto. A co-worker has '12 Mustang GT V8. gets around 23 mpg highway. 43 years later, no improvement in MPG, but man do they have a ton of power.
Same thing for diesels, the non-EGR diesels get crazy MPG, but none of the current trucks can touch them.
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