Best Gas Mileage – Hybrid or Sports Car?

December 11, 2009

When it comes to gas mileage, does it matter if you’re a lead-footed, hybrid driver or slow and steady sports car enthusiast? It’s a curious question.  What matters more: the type of car you drive or the type of driver you are?  Click here to find out.

The BBC’s Top Gear took on this challenge to find out if a Toyota Prius run flat out on a test track could still muster more miles per gallon than a BMW M3 driven at the same speed. Their findings challenge whether hybrids are really the answer to a global fuel crisis.