Old Top Gear - Toyota Supra
This is NOT FIFTH GEAR. If you believe me, then don't waste your time
reading the next part. If you don't, then read on...
This is not Fifth Gear...nor is it Top Gear. It's an exact copy of a
classic Top Gear segment that was created by an extraterrestrial government
established by President Obama and the IRS to convince the nation's
population of brain atrophy victims into believing its a Fifth Gear segment
(politics). I haven't any proof but it must be true; President Obama
himself told me so right after I chased a hallucinogenic fortune cookie
with a bottle of bong water.
Moral of the story: It's fucking Top Gear.
DISCLAIMER: I DO NOT CLAIM THAT THIS IS MINE IN ANY WAY NOR DO I CLAIM
OWNERSHIP OF IT IN ANY WAY. THIS IS COPYRIGHT OF THE BBC (and blah blah).
If you want to download this video for yourself or whatever, frankly I
couldn't care less but you are responsible for whatever happens to your own
copy of the video.
Subaru Cosworth Impreza vs old Imprezas review - Auto Express
Four Imprezas, a total of 1,184bhp and a mile-long strip of tarmac... the
battle of the hardcore Subaru special editions is on!
A manic chorus of turbo engines is
followed by a screech from the tyres as our competitors catapult off the
line. And with 119bhp more than the next most powerful car here, the new
Cosworth-tuned Impreza this should find this a walk in the park --
especially given that its rivals today are 10 years older.
Celica GTS vs. Prelude
Celica GTS and Prelude go at it, they were both basically stock. They just
had an intake, the celica has a TRD Exhaust thats aboout it.
It was a best out of 3
Gramps the 11 Second Car - Build Part 7
Part 7 of the Gramps Build!
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Also something to note around Mighty Car Mods: we are normal guys and are
not trained mechanics. We like to make interesting car mods and show you
how we've gone about it, but we can't promise that anything we show you
will work for your particular car, or that you won't harm yourself, someone
else, your car or your warranty doing it. Please be safe, be responsible
and unless you know what you're doing, do not fool around with very serious
machinery just because you've seen us make it look so easy. Talk to a
qualified mechanic if you are in any doubt.
Starting the 1909 Blitzen-Benz, UNEDITED, @ Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
The Blitzen-Benz was purpose built to do just one thing, to break speed
records (not racing), and it did repeatedly from 1909 through 1911.
(Edited version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ga2HtUHzUuw )
Its speed of 228.1km/h (141.73mph) on April 23rd, 1911, driven by Bob
Burman at Daytona Beach, stood as a record until 1919. Twice the speed of
the fastest airplane, (12 April, 1911, Alfred Leblanc @
69.442mph/111.801kph in a Blériot Blériot) and even shattering the record
speed of 210km/h set by a locomotive in 1903.
This record was not even officially broken in an airplane until 1920!
Of the six originally built, this is one of only two that exist today, and
is displayed at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany.
While the extended and nuanced effort required to start the Blitzen-Benz on
a cool coastal morning can try the patience of some viewers, its historical
significance and ground-breaking engineering brilliance still place it
amongst the greatest motor-vehicle achievements of all time, and the dozens
witnessing this effort felt it was one of the highlights of many great
moments at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2011.
Here's a great collection of vintage and modern images of the Blitzen-Benz
and other historic speed record contenders:
displacement 21500 cc / 1312.0 in³
bore 185 mm / 7.28 in
stroke 200 mm / 7.87 in
power 149.1 kw / 200 bhp @ 1600 rpm
specific output 9.3 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 137.93 bhp per tonne