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Old 18th November 2005, 19:57   #16
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If you really want to see how fast an F1 car is, do try to get hold of the Fifth Gear episode where Tiff gets in the BMW-Williams (in Montoya's saddle ) and races Vicki in an E60 M5.

Most astonishing.

The video may be found on www.finalgear.com
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If you really want to see how fast an F1 car is, do try to get hold of the Fifth Gear episode where Tiff gets in the BMW-Williams (in Montoya's saddle ) and races Vicki in an E60 M5.

Most astonishing.

The video may be found on www.finalgear.com
hey i downloaded this video almost a month back..i loved it ..
i put up the download link in the officialvideo thread i wonder how many of u got to see it ...
this wasnt the first time tiff drove the F1 ..with top gear he got to driver the older Ferrari F1 ..

another video which is pretty common is the one where DC drives a Mclaren f1 against the mercedes road car car i dont remember which 2 ones ..but he gave them more than half a laps lead and still won that lap ...
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If yo'l remember the Schumi vs Euro fighter race held sometime back. Schumi's car finished the 600m drag in around 9.3 secs at around 290kmph (in damp conditions).

Which means that a quick F1 car like the Renault should be able to hit 300 in under 9 secs on a bright sunny day. 16.7 secs from the Veyron is light years away (still a damn good figure for a road car).

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Old 19th November 2005, 00:47   #19
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euro fighter meaning that race with a harrier jet fighter?
but wasnt that an indy car racing against the jet ?
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That was a diffrent race held much longer back.

This one was very recently held.
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hey i downloaded this video almost a month back..i loved it ..
i put up the download link in the officialvideo thread i wonder how many of u got to see it ...
this wasnt the first time tiff drove the F1 ..with top gear he got to driver the older Ferrari F1 ..

another video which is pretty common is the one where DC drives a Mclaren f1 against the mercedes road car car i dont remember which 2 ones ..but he gave them more than half a laps lead and still won that lap ...
Absolutely awesome, ain't it? Especially the bit when the camera gets knocked out of position in the M5, due to the sound of the passing FW26 (I think it was).

Woohoo!
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Downloaded the vid yesterday, amazing performance. The F1 car made that 500bhp beast look like a sitting duck.

30 secs a lap quicker than the M5 on such a small circuit. On a proper F1 track that gap is sure to increase by another 10-15 secs.

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Edmunds.com have managed to take a first drive in the Bugatti Veyron. Check out the link!
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I'm slowly starting to like this car. Slowly but surely.
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I'm slowly starting to like this car. Slowly but surely.
I'm already in love with it but, my all time fav will always be the Mclaren F1. If you consider the supercar scene when it was launched, the Mclaren F1 was capable of doing everything, to every other car......... what the Veyron does to the Mclaren F1 today.

In that sense, they're both great cars with great presence.

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Edmunds.com have managed to take a first drive in the Bugatti Veyron. Check out the link!
me has the video ..
two veyrons on track
blue /black and black/maroon nothing high speed though ...
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