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    Right i would work this out but im sure people are more bored than i am

    So im picking up my piaggio fly 100cc scooter tommorow and it has a 7.5 litre tank - ive been told that it can get 125 miles to a gallon so how many miles would a full tank last and at modern day prices what would be the cost (unleaded) ?

    Daniel

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    Original Poster

    This is what i bought for £1299- brand new -3 miles on the clock

    http://www.daytonamc.co.uk/contents/media/Fly%20black%2007.jpg

    1 gallon = 4.54 litres

    tank holds 1.65 gallons

    125 per gallon = 206 miles

    7.5 litres @ 95p = £7.12

    do they really do 125mpg?

    Approx

    125 * 7.50/4.54 = 206 Miles per tank maximum

    at say 95.9p per litle about 3.5pence per mile, bargain!

    Banned

    7.5 litres = 1.6483 gallons

    125 miles x 1.6483 = 206 miles on a full tank

    current unleaded price is 94p per litre = £7.05 to fill tank

    Approx 3.5p per mile

    Original Poster

    greg_68;5198806

    1 gallon = 4.54 litrestank holds 1.65 gallons125 per gallon = 206 miles … 1 gallon = 4.54 litrestank holds 1.65 gallons125 per gallon = 206 miles 7.5 litres @ 95p = £7.12do they really do 125mpg?



    Trickyjabs;5198813

    Approx125 * 7.50/4.54 = 206 Miles per tank maximumat say 95.9p per litle … Approx125 * 7.50/4.54 = 206 Miles per tank maximumat say 95.9p per litle about 3.5pence per mile, bargain!



    sculpturatus;5198815

    7.5 litres = 1.6483 gallons125 miles x 1.6483 = 206 miles on a full … 7.5 litres = 1.6483 gallons125 miles x 1.6483 = 206 miles on a full tankcurrent unleaded price is 94p per litre = £7.05 to fill tankApprox 3.5p per mile


    They do from 90miles to 125 miles a gallon but it depends on the quality of the fuel - might put in that bp petrol that has increased fuel efficiency

    So about £7 for a full tank and that will et me about 200miles sweet
    My car atm is doing 25mpg and costs me £39 for a full tank

    Repped all 3 of you thanks

    dandoc2;5198840

    They do from 90miles to 125 miles a gallon but it depends on the quality … They do from 90miles to 125 miles a gallon but it depends on the quality of the fuel - might put in that bp petrol that has increased fuel efficiency So about £7 for a full tank and that will et me about 200miles sweet My car atm is doing 25mpg and costs me £39 for a full tankRepped all 3 of you thanks



    It depends how you drive it aswell, if you fly along at full throttle you'll use more fuel and hence you'll get less than 200 miles a tank.

    dandoc2;5198840

    They do from 90miles to 125 miles a gallon but it depends on the quality … They do from 90miles to 125 miles a gallon but it depends on the quality of the fuel - might put in that bp petrol that has increased fuel efficiency



    I find that the Shell VPower gives me the best MPG in my Cougar (about 23 MPG around town compared to about 20.5MPG with Tesco premium).

    Spod;5200224

    I find that the Shell VPower gives me the best MPG in my Cougar (about 23 … I find that the Shell VPower gives me the best MPG in my Cougar (about 23 MPG around town compared to about 20.5MPG with Tesco premium).


    23MPG? christ you must be loaded!

    Spriggan;5200621

    23MPG? christ you must be loaded!



    Not a problem - I only do 26 miles a day.
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