Mangalore, Dec 19: Mahindra Renault Private Ltd and Karnataka Agencies had organized a fuel efficiency validation drive on Logan cars on December 16. As many as 26 Logan owners participated in the event. The fuel efficiency test was conducted as directed by Lancelot Saldanha who is an acknowledged professional in this respect .
A point-to-point drive was organized of a total run of 51.3 kms which had to be completed in a given time. Diesel or petrol as per the requirement was filled in the beginning of the event which was named Logan Driveathon. The fuel tank was sealed immediately after filling and the customer was briefed about the route that was set along with the tulip. In order to give a right picture of fuel efficiency to the customers the route selected had a mix of wonderful Mangalore Roads, ups and downs of Gurpur, twists and turns of airport road. Customers experienced the real driving conditions which they encounter during day-to-day driving. The results were exceptionally good validating the claim by Mahindra Renault Private Ltd that Logan is a performance car and one of the main performance parameters being fuel efficiency.
K S Kopplakar, GM in-charge (Materials, MRPL) who returned a fuel efficiency of 23.01 kms per liter in the diesel category. In the petrol category the results were even more encouraging where Ravishankar Mayya returning with a fuel efficiency of 20.8 kms per liter in a 1.4 L petrol Logan.
An elated K S Kopplakar shared his rich experience with the other Logan owners and informed the gathering that fuel efficiency in vehicles like Logan will help conserve the dwindling hydrocarbons. Ravishankar Mayya also addressed the gathering expressing his delight on the consistently high fuel average that he is able to get in his petrol vehicle.
Karnataka Agencies has announced a special deal for Logan's for the month of December 2007
(Source :- Daijiworld)