How to economise your car – Doug Heffron's super-efficient 1989 Geo Metro


Anyone fretting about the pumps drying up again, should the Shell tanker drivers strike once more, might want to think about Doug Heffron’s alternative coping method rather than panic buying.

Back in 1993 when fuel prices sky-rocketed in the US, Doug home converted his Geo Metro Xfi, which already did a very reasonable 56 miles per gallon, into a rather unsightly but undeniably stripped-down and highly economical 75mpg mutant machine…