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Noy

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hey guys im looking at buying a VX calai s2 l67, although I am trying to find out some info on how much fuel these things use? as I cannot find any info regarding 00/100km

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i was getting roughly 600km a tank suburban driving and could get 900km from a tank driving only highway, that was with an exhaust, opened up cai, and 10psi pulley.
 

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I have a VX II Supercharged Calais 6. I average between 13.5 litres to 15 litres per 100km. I do a lot of stop/start driving in heavy traffic and have been know to sink the boot in. The car is almost stock but I do have a Pacemaker 2.5" twin system. With fuel at a $1.50 per litre for 98RON you need to be sure it is what you want. If you are doing a lot of highway driving I would consider a Supercharged V6 or even LS1. If you are like me and drive in lots of traffic be prepared to have a hefty fuel bill. On the highway things definitely improve and fuel consumption will drop to around 9 litres per 100km. Hopefully this gives you an idea about expected fuel consumption.
 

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What fuel is recommended to use? 95 or 98?

Im close too work and traffic isnt a issue, I just sold my VN5litre and that thing averaged 15L per 100km. Thanks guys!
 

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It just needs to be premium but it just seems to run a little better on 98RON. Fuel Consumption wouldn't be too much of an issue for you being close to work and not having any real traffic. I reckon the supercharged 6 is more fun than the LS1 V8, even if it is not as quick.
 

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When I test drove this car at the dealership today, on the trip computer it said its using 17.5 Litres per 100kms. This couldnt be right? The car has low k's and runs like a gem, could it be because dealers put 5litres of petrol in these things and its judging off that?

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When I test drove this car at the dealership today, on the trip computer it said its using 17.5 Litres per 100kms. This couldnt be right? The car has low k's and runs like a gem, could it be because dealers put 5litres of petrol in these things and its judging off that?

Cheers
Would of been reset as it hit the floor no doubt, some guy like yourself took it around the block, heavy footed a bit, then pulled back into the shop = what you got.
 

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I have a VX II Supercharged Calais 6. I average between 13.5 litres to 15 litres per 100km. I do a lot of stop/start driving in heavy traffic and have been know to sink the boot in. The car is almost stock but I do have a Pacemaker 2.5" twin system. With fuel at a $1.50 per litre for 98RON you need to be sure it is what you want. If you are doing a lot of highway driving I would consider a Supercharged V6 or even LS1.
An Ls1 is not going to save any fuel trust me.

For the charged 6 vs ls1, It's personal preference. Drive both of the a few times. Personally the raw power figure is not why I bought a v8 it's the smooth torque, lumpy idle, exhaust note under load, and just pure drivability. Whether your cruising up a steep hill in 5th gear or opening the taps, you appreciate the car.

And I agree as I just disconnected my battery the other day and was "enjoying" my car ie 3k changes and I was getting 18.5L/100km, so that is not a massive amount by any means.

good luck mate.
 

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@ noy, if you are after good fuel economy, the L67 isn't going to be a good choice.

This is the fuel consumption of our VX L67 whilst on holidays this year.
Long story short, Brisbane to Tasmania and back.
Fuel used was only BP98
The only mods to this engine is some porting in the blower, TB, elbow and the LIM. The rest of the engine and exhaust is stock standard.
I have made changes to the tune, including using lean cruise.
I am currently running Brisk LGS plugs.
Quite a lot of the KM covered were done in some really hilly twisty roads where there was lots of WOT use needed :D
I have marked the best economy with some ***. This was done between The BP on the Hume in Victoria (the Nanny state) and Dubbo.

The figures released by Holden are meant to be 12.5 L/100km city and 7.4 L/100km hwy. I don't know how they got 7.4 on the hwy :roll:

Fuel figures

Start 141837 MorayFeild

142249 40.3 412km

142871 53.49 622km

143256 35.74 385km

143632 37.71 376km

143996 45.89 364km

144237 32.66 241km

144457 26.13 220km

144979 54.18 522km

145546 58.00 567km

145767 26.13 221km

146280 50.99 513km

146316 9.56 36km

146524 19.00 208km

146845 38.25 321km

147307 52.29 462km

148076 64.67 769km ***best

148385 27.28 309km

148863 28.69 478km

Total Km = 7026km
Total fuel used = 700.94 ltr


9.98L per 100KM
10.02KM per Ltr

Best
8.12L per 100KM
10.02Km per Ltr
 

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Heres a Realist no bullshit figure for commuting to and from work

10 PSI Pulley, Exhaust, Intakes.
 

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