Recycled and reinforced paper are the main construction materials employed in the eco-stallion car created by students at the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. The car is the school's entry in the Shell Eco-Marathon Asia in July. The eco-stallion, which will compete in the diesel category, is powered by a 243 cc engine cranking out 4.8 horsepower. The Sharjah team hopes to beat the 2010 fuel economy record of 1,396.8 kilometers per liter set by the Spanish team of the Polytechnic University of Valencia.
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