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The good ole' days... A lightweight supercar powered by a normally aspirated BMW engine :thumbsup2:




















 

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Wow. that is awesome.
23mpg and 138mph in the 1/4.:eek:
 

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Even taking into account mid-90s tire technology, the skidpad and slalom numbers of this car in the R&T test have mystified me on a monthly basis (since this is the only car R&T has kept in their performance summary section in the back of the magazine every month since the test was conducted) for over a decade now. Can anybody explain to me how they are so low?:confused:
 

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Even taking into account mid-90s tire technology, the skidpad and slalom numbers of this car in the R&T test have mystified me on a monthly basis (since this is the only car R&T has kept in their performance summary section in the back of the magazine every month since the test was conducted) for over a decade now. Can anybody explain to me how they are so low?:confused:
The low numbers and excess understeer have always made me think something wasn't 100% with the car. Maybe the alignment was off. Maybe there was an issue with the tires.

As it was a customer car and not a press car, there's no guarantee the car was in perfect running condition.
 

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Such a great car, thanks for this :thumbup:

I still remember the day I saw my first McLaren F1 :D
 

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Did anyone notice the 13mph difference in trap speed between the R&T and Autocar road tests?
 

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You probably won't be able to read this because the text is too small, but it's better than nothing...

























 

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I still can't believe this is a near 20 year old design... incredible car :thumbup:
 
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