Caparo T1 – First Drive – Motor Trend: The Caparo T1 is coming soon. It promises Formula 1 performance in a street legal car. This is what 0-60 in 2.9 seconds is apparently like:
And then. Then. Then my world explodes, and I can’t swear to the accuracy of the following. All mental bandwidth is used in controlling the unfolding storm, rather than in recording it.
The acceleration is far, far beyond anything from the exotic establishment. Enzo? Carrera GT? No, this is another order – and I never get near the 10,500 redline.
Not quite crazy enough? The Barabus TKR claims 0-60 in less than 1.7 seconds. Of course, it’s currently a one-off, though they’re hoping to sell 300-400 a year.
For the budget-minded, you can build an Ultima GTR for less than $50K and supposedly get 0-60 times of around 2.5 seconds, depending on what engine you decide to drop in it. Your 0-100-0 tests are for wimps — let’s see what 0-200-0 looks like, shall we?
Or, you can do like I do: spend $60 and drive them in Project Gotham Racing 4.