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Bugatti gets dubious honor: worst gas mileage averages

Bugatti is globally praised as among the world’s most innovative, powerful and expensive cars. But it isn’t often the renowned car gets recognition it would rather not have.

In the recently released 2011 model list, the Bugatti Veyron has the lowest gas mileage average among all new vehicles tested by the Environment Protection Agency’s (EPA).

The Veyron has average 8 mpg (city) and 15.5 (highway). While the Bugatti had the lowest average, several other cars known for their speed had abysmal averages.

The Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG, the Bentley Continental GTC and Continental Flying Spur and the Rolls-Royce Phantom/Phantom Coupe/Drophead Coupe all have 11 mpg averages in city driving.

Lowest 2011 gas mileage averages

Bugatti Veyron, 16 cyl, 8.0 L, Automatic, 8/15
Aston Martin DB9, 12 cyl, 5.9 L, Manual, 11/17
Aston Martin DBS, 12 cyl, 5.9 L, Manual, 11/17
Bentley Continental GTC FFV,* 12 cyl, 6.0 L, Automatic, 11/18
Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe, 12 cyl, 6.7 L, Automatic, 11/18
Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe, 12 cyl, 6.7 L, Automatic, 11/18
Bentley Continental Flying Spur FFV*12 cyl, 6.0 L, Automatic, 11/18
Rolls-Royce Phantom, 12 cyl, 6.7 L, Automatic, 11/18
Rolls-Royce Phantom EWB, 12 cyl, 6.7 L, Automatic, 11/18

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