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Toyota Prius sets a different kind of Nürburgring lap record [w/video]

LOWER, NOT FASTER FOR TOYOTA AS PRIUS PLUG-IN SETS FIRST NüRBURGRING RECORD FOR FUEL ECONOMYReal-world test sets benchmark 698mpg lapThree-digit records are nothing new at the Nürburgring, the go-to location when car manufacturers want to prove the pace of their latest models, but until now, these feats have always been about miles per hour, not miles per gallon. Toyota turned tradition on its head when it took its Prius Plug-in hybrid to the track, setting out to show not how fast the car could go, but just how…