A montage of my 1999 season at Lydden racing a 2.6 litre dry-sumped works DTV Lotus Chevette. Approx 260bhp, 820kgs. There are three classes in each race, hence the slower, lower-spec cars out there with us. I finished second in the championship.
Vauxhall Chevette Original TV Advert [Opel Kadett]
I couldn't resist not posting this, even if it just illustrates just how
far cars, (and their advertising) have come in the past 25+ years. By
comparison the 1980's cars that followed were positively space age in
Vauxhall Chevette Advert
This Vauxhall Chevette adverts stars Larry Dann who played Sergeant Alec
Peters in the ITV series The Bill which was first broadcast in 1984. He
appeared in the series between 1984 and 1992
Vauxhall Chevette HSR
Vaixhall Chevette HSR on rally stage at the Race Retro show Stoneleigh
Park, Coventry 2007
911 RSR - True strength
The strongest 911 we´ve ever built: the 911 RSR. See the 911 RSR in action
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Ariel Atom V8 vs 600bhp rallycross Citroen DS3 vs BMW HP4 superbike drag race - autocar.co.uk
Which is faster? An Ariel Atom V8
track day toy, BMW HP4 superbike or a rallycross Citroen DS3 with 600bhp?
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Here we have three completely different ways of going extremely quickly in
a straight line. Time for a drag race then. So what are the contenders?
There's the one-wheel drive BMW HP4 superbike, which arguably requires the
most skill to extract speed from but has a ludicrous 757bhp/tonne
power-to-weight ratio. Then there's the two-wheel drive Ariel Atom V8 with
748bhp/tonne and the Citroen DS3 Rallycross car with only 577bhp/tonne but
all-important four-wheel drive. Oh, and did we mention it's wet?
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VAUXHALL CHEVETTE LAUNCH ADVERT
This is the original tv advert for the launch of the Vauxhall Chevette in
1975 with the catchy adaptation of the track by a group called First Class
and their song Life is whatever you want it to be.
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