No longer does style have to be sacrificed for fuel economy. MyRide.com, the new online resource for consumers to research anything automotive, has compiled a list of the “Top 10 Sports Cars by Annual Fuel Cost” with cars that fit every budget. From the Hyundai Tiburon to the Porsche Cayman, this list has something for everyone. Even a Lotus model proves to be better for the environment than many of its counterparts.

IRVINE, Calif. (Business Wire EON) August 11, 2008 — This guide to green sports cars is part of MyRide.com’s continued focus on providing the latest and most in-demand car information on the web. Consumers’ attitudes have been shifting toward more fuel-efficient and environmentally-friendly cars, and MyRide.com has been leading the charge on featuring a variety of eco-friendly content, including the top "green" cars in other categories such as crossovers and family sedans. And for those who are looking for latest developments in green car technology, MyRide.com’s "What’s Next: Hydrogen and Hybrids" highlights highly anticipated models like the Honda FCX Clarity and the Chevy Volt.

Rankings for the "Top 10 Sports Cars by Annual Fuel Cost" guide were based on the EPA’s annual fuel-cost ratings, which reflect the current national average gas price and assume 15,000 miles divided between 55 percent city and 45 percent highway. When annual fuel cost was the same, the net gain between city and highway efficiency and MyRide.com reviews and ratings were used as a tiebreaker.

   

    TOP TEN SPORTS CARS BY ANNUAL FUEL COST

  Make/Model   Combined MPG   Yearly Fuel Cost 10.

  Porsche Cayman

  23   $2,825 9.

  Porsche Boxster

  23   $2,825 8.

  Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder

  22   $2,798 7.

  Mazda MX-5 Miata

  24   $2,708 6.

  Audi A4 Cabriolet

  24   $2,708 5.

  Hyundai Tiburon

  23   $2,675 4.

  Mitsubishi Eclipse Coupe

  23   $2,675 3.

  Lotus Elise/Exige

  23   $2,675 2.

  Audi TT Roadster

  25   $2,598 1.

  Audi TT Coupe

  26   $2,501   About Autobytel Inc.

Since launching the first car-buying website in 1995, Autobytel Inc.’s mission has been to empower automotive consumers with the tools and information they need to make smart, well-informed vehicle purchasing and ownership decisions. The company has helped millions of car shoppers and generated billions of dollars in car sales for dealers. Today, the company’s innovative, consumer-driven flagship site, MyRide.com, expands the company’s mission across the automotive purchase and ownership life cycle. As the first vertical search experience for the automotive marketplace, MyRide.com is designed to help Internet-savvy consumers FIND, SEE, BUY and LEARN anything automotive and BELONG to a diverse community of people who have similar automotive interests.

By providing a convenient and comprehensive automotive consumer experience across the purchase and ownership lifecycle, Autobytel provides new value and touch-points for automotive marketers. Through MyRide.com and Autobytel’s marketing network, the company connects dealerships with a steady, diverse stream of motivated, serious shoppers, while providing both dealers and manufacturers with precision-targeted brand and product marketing opportunities. The company’s advanced web-based advertising and marketing programs also help dealers and manufacturers build relationships with customers, as well as help them to efficiently manage and convert online business.

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