A.P. Prentice

High speeds can also lead to excessive fuel use, why is this the case?

Allan

If you’re going at high speeds, you’ve got wide open throttle, injectors are pushing as much fuel as they can get through, and you’ve got a high wind pressure. Generally speaking, speeds over 100km will definitely soak up more fuel just from the resistance through the air alone.  

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A.P. Prentice

High speeds can also lead to excessive fuel use, why is this the case?

Allan

If you’re going at high speeds, you’ve got wide open throttle, injectors are pushing as much fuel as they can get through, and you’ve got a high wind pressure. Generally speaking, speeds over 100km will definitely soak up more fuel just from the resistance through the air alone.