Cult of The Turbo ★ Ferrari F40 vs. Porsche GT2 RS vs. Noble M600 vs. Jaguar XJ220 [EVO TV] [HD]
turbo Engines: Their legacy & ongoing refinement in some of the very best cars on the road... or track.
The Ferrari F40, the first 200mph & still perhaps the greatest ever Supercar for it's raw, purposeful & meteoric performance, built nearly a quarter of a century ago; incredible legacy, & still considered Ferrari's greatest ever creation, for very good reason. When the real electronic age is upon us, cars like the F40 will always speak volumes for what petrol cars truly meant in the growth of an industry & procession of engineering.
The Porsche GT2 RS, the latest marque of this incredible Carrera, top of the fleet, and blistering in all aspects. The power it puts out, with the artistic but unforgiving handling still asks today how Porsche have managed to take the rear-engined format THIS far, let alone 610hp from a Flat-6 as standard! 170hp+ more than from their GT3 RS. There's never been anything like an extreme "turbo'd" Porsche.
Noble have always built amazing cars given their bearing against the big manufacturers. But having done so well with their small cut they've been able to build a car from the ground up. Twin-turbocharged V8 engine built in house has given them a base never previously used, having V6 TT Ford Duratec engines in their former models. All their chassis prowess is on display as they've built a genuine supercar, able to compete with their targets & having a nice price advantage on them too.
The mercurial Jaguar XJ220; British supercars are usually lead via Aston Martin who hold most of the acclaim, but Britains greatest contribution could well be the XJ220. An incredible project at the time, extracting immense power & speed from an already reknowned V6 [Metro 6R4 Rally Car] with the aid of 2 turbochargers, and at the time having the fastest production car on Earth. Definitely a cult favourite and a car for the ages in all aspects of what makes a car memorable; the styling alone still seems post-modern against the sleek machines of today.
BEST CAR EVER FERRARI F40
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Group B Worship: Ford RS200 and Audi Sport Quattro - /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS
To enter Group B in the 1980s, car makers had to build 200 road-going
examples of the car they intended to rally. These rules created some of the
most spectacular road cars of all time. I love rallying: the chance to
drive an RS200 and a Sport Quattro nearly sent me to the nut-house. Fire up
Written and presented by Chris Harris
Shot and edited by David Litchfield
The 2012 Porsche Boxster S - /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS
Porsche's new 981 Boxster is an all-new design. Bigger, but lighter than
before. We went to the launch event in the South of France to see how good
it was. And whether a man can now buy the girl's Porsche.
458 Italia. Let's build the engine
With the assembled and painted frame and the engine parts perfectly
prepared, it is now time for the mechanical part. At the engine assembly we
meet men who seem to be building models, which in our case are on a scale
Mark Webber and his 911 GT2 RS
What do you drive for fun when you race in Formula One for a living? The
answer is the 911 GT2 RS. Formula One star and 911 GT2 RS owner, Mark
Webber, talks about why he picked the most powerful production 911 as his
car of choice and gives a few lucky passengers, on the Porsche tracks at
Silverstone, a lap that they will never forget. To find out how you can
drive at Silverstone visit: http://www.porsche.co.uk/experienceshop
Combined fuel consumption in accordance with EU 5:
911 turbo models 11,7-11,4 l/100km; CO2
emission: 275-268 g/km