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Old 8th February 2008, 07:24   #46
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I know development cost s count big time . I do know that Jeremy clarkson has started praising Diesels , and i do know that the latest generation diesels abroad are kick *** , but i will only start listening when the F1 or WRC cars start to run diesel engines.
sorry but thats how i feel.
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I know development cost s count big time . I do know that Jeremy clarkson has started praising Diesels , and i do know that the latest generation diesels abroad are kick *** , but i will only start listening when the F1 or WRC cars start to run diesel engines.
sorry but thats how i feel.
FI or WRC cars will never run diesel for the simple fact that car racing is all about power than anything else. They give a damn about engine life or fuel efficiency. You can't buy a car based on what happen's in F1 then you would have to replace the engine of the car every 1000 KMs and tyre of the car every 200 KMs.
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I know development cost s count big time . I do know that Jeremy clarkson has started praising Diesels , and i do know that the latest generation diesels abroad are kick *** , but i will only start listening when the F1 or WRC cars start to run diesel engines.
sorry but thats how i feel.
F1 will never go diesel. there are too many regulations to be changed and re started. WRC- same thing. how will you let cars running different fuels compete against each other?

the only thing stopping diesels now is the mindset and the old established ways of motorsports.
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Maybe not F1, but the most dominant car in the 24 Hours of Lemans endurance race is a Diesel, an Audi R10 with a v12 TDi.
Other manufacturers are jumping in; Peugeot are pitting their HDi diesel in the same race.
With their mileage advantage and high torque, it's not impossible to see them in the F1 too.
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I know development cost s count big time . I do know that Jeremy clarkson has started praising Diesels , and i do know that the latest generation diesels abroad are kick *** , but i will only start listening when the F1 or WRC cars start to run diesel engines.
sorry but thats how i feel.
Here is the Le Mans TDi

ITs no small race, and winning it is a big thing
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I know they are in Le man man. If Jeremy was impressed by diesels thats a very big thing and a major victory for diesels especially since they are faster than than their petrol counter parts but thats abroad buddy . The foreign diesel fuel is also way superior to indian diesel.
F1 and WRC will be on bio fuel long before diesel , i say

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My accent CRdi has clocked close to 1 lakh, i've never experienced any trouble with its power or timing belts..
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and guys forgot to mention , i drove my friends 2 nd hand VW Toureg yesterday. rs 8 000 000 = 80 lakhs for a 2nd hand V10 twin turbo , by faar the BEST diesel i have driven , what a car its out standing.
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