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    Sports car world speed record

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-26350059

     


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    Re: Sports car world speed record

    It's not official. Why weren't they allowed to do the run in the opposite direction ? 


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    Official or not official.... its insane how this car accelerates above 160 m/h... just crazy how this thing goes forward! 


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    I think they use a modified Lotus chassis and frame.  I bet it costs much less than the Veyron.


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    It is a Lotus Elise/Exige with Corvette ZR1 engine and plenty of modifications


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    I would love the Porsche flat 6 with that Lotus chassis


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    Re: Sports car world speed record

    If anyone was browsing car forums back in 1999/2000, Viper owners would tell you a different story

    http://www.autoweek.com/article/20020405/FREE/204050704#ixzz0vDT84nZs

    http://www.forzacentral.com/forum/threads/for-those-who-dont-know-the-real-story-behind-john-hennessey-hennessey-performance.170...

    Asking price for the kit car is $1M 


     
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