The Story of SVS TTX a e85 Viper

  • The E85 Viper project sets out to prove that we don't have to give up high performance cars in order to save the environment. In fact, we discovered during this project renewable fuel performs much better than today's gasoline. My name is Karl Jacob and I knew I loved cars at the tender age of 5. My early memories of my father were watching him crammed underneath one of his cars and asking me for a half inch wrench. My first car was a 69 Mustang we bought for $750 and turned into a race car. This is the story of what happens when a kid who loves cars and the environment, grows up then builds an e85 powered Viper.

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Trent Bigelow

Hi Karl,

Great blog--although I'm not thinking about a Viper, I am thinking about getting a biodiesel sport sedan soon... This is an inspiration for it!

I'm spending all next week in Nashville with Al Gore's team for presenter training at The Climate Project. Do you mind if I mention your E85 Viper? Think it'd be cool to spotlight. Best of luck on breaking the record. Wish I could have seen it in person. Let me know if you have any clips on YouTube for it!

-Trent.

Karl

Thanks Trent!

Feel free to mention the car. Here are some videos and more coming on Wed of the test!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-klh1nNV80

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