Blog: In a Prius? How fast?
Dave Leggett | 6 July 2007
Former US Vice President Al Gore's son (Albert Gore the third) has got himself in the news lately. It's not exactly for the right reasons, either. Yep, celebrity spawn gone wild again. Drugs are involved and the poor lad was done for speeding. But here's the thing. He was done for speeding in a Toyota Prius (fits - the Gore family's car of choice perhaps) and clocked at over 100 mph! He must have been right on the limit of what the car is capable of.
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