Government Proposes Low-Carbon Unleaded

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Government Proposes Low-Carbon Unleaded

Post by djstan » Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:09 pm

From this: http://www.msn.com/en-gb/cars/news/gove ... ocid=ientp

Anybody know if any of the Z's will work or struggle with E10 fuel?
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Government Proposes Low-Carbon Unleaded

Post by Vonlipvig » Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:07 pm

I looked into this a bit when I went over to France last year. From what I read, E10 should be fine on E89's. It is pretty standard over there so I think it is just something we are not used to so get a bit cautious. As I only filled up twice I went with premium for exactly that reason, even though everything said it would be fine with E10 :rofl:
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Government Proposes Low-Carbon Unleaded

Post by AlienZed » Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:13 pm

I use it on my eurotrips in mi Zed and mi 2series vert both ran ok never noticed any difference.
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Government Proposes Low-Carbon Unleaded

Post by mmm-five » Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:14 pm

Does this help?

But BMW's stance is that all their cars since 1986 can use it - after all we currently get E5.

However, the warning was that you'd get less MPG the more ethanol you put in (works out at about 1% decrease in MPG per 1% of ethanol)
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Government Proposes Low-Carbon Unleaded

Post by RustyZ4 » Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:34 pm

The fair weather drivers might not like it,,,
“There have also been reports that E10 is a less stable fuel and that this can make it more difficult to start a vehicle that has not been driven for an extended period.”
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