One hundred miles an hour comes on easily, effortlessly, a tenor clearing his throat, Usain Bolt stretching his legs. The engine thrums richly, full of power and promise. Another tick of a second, maybe two, and the car breaks the 120-mph barrier. Stretch a pinky and neatly trigger the right-hand paddle shifter. Bang! Upshift.
Road noise begins to drown out...
What is E85?
E85 is an alternative fuel produced by blending 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline. It is:
- Clean-burning w/ reduced tailpipe emissions
- Renewable fuel that contributes to decreased dependence on imported oil
- Oh, and for the racer in you it has drastic performance benefits for the appropriately equipped car (more on that further down)
Ethanol is a renewable fuel that...