The Answer is Always Miata - /TUNED
Ask any car guy, what would make a good first car? Miata. What would make a good weekend car? Miata. What would make a good tuner car? Miata. What would be a good race car? Miata. What could I drive that Chris Harris won't like? Miata. It seems the answer is always Miata. This week, CJ Wilson Racing and Continental Tire invite us to Austin, TX to test two of their best Miatas on the track.
Formula Ford EcoBoost. Street Legal Racer on Road and Nürburgring - /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS
You see, big car companies can have a sense of humour! Take a Formula Ford racer, add a tuned 1 litre 3cyl motor with over 200hp and you have a car which ace racer Nick Tandy got around the Ring in 7min 22sec. That's special, but even more special when it's on the public highway.
Resident Evil? Diesel power in a Porsche Panamera - /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS
The world thinks the Panamera is ugly, and that no Porsche should be powered by a diesel engine. So the Panamera diesel makes people froth with anger - mainly because they think it isn't fast enough. Chris investigates.
Sold the Porsche, Bought a Ferrari 599 - /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS
The finance payments were too much, someone offered me good money for it, so I sold the Porsche. 599 values have hit the skids in the UK, Ferrari won't let me drive its cars any more, and I miss driving them so I bought, a 599. It's fast.