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Yep. Power to weight. I own a BMW S1000RR. The acceleration will make you see God.biggrin.gif

so a Caparo T1 would make you see what? with 1000hp per ton?
    
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where do your legs go?....
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I dont think theres anyone in the world that would stand the pressure this baby gives at maximum Mph
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Sweet! But...why did they choose THAT particular engine?

Anyhoo, cool nonetheless!
    
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Might as well just Turbo a Sports Bike...

LOL! Yea! Over here in Jersey, we got guys with 450+ whp Busas. 450 whp on something that weighs 500 pounds...
I'm not knocking this toy but there are far crazier machines than this.
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LOL! Yea! Over here in Jersey, we got guys with 450+ whp Busas. 450 whp on something that weighs 500 pounds...
I'm not knocking this toy but there are far crazier machines than this.

They also do/did a version with a BMW e85 V12 engine in it @500Bhp
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384 is huge on any chassis that does not weight several tons.
By comparison it might as well be a 1500 BHP Car.
It's all about power to weight ratio..... That thing will kill you before you can blink.

My 20 year old Datsun puts out more bhp/tonne than that thing.
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LOL! Yea! Over here in Jersey, we got guys with 450+ whp Busas. 450 whp on something that weighs 500 pounds...
I'm not knocking this toy but there are far crazier machines than this.

They also do/did a version with a BMW e85 V12 engine in it @500Bhp

I think its cool they can fabricate something like that but the engine alone probably weighs more that 75% of a turbo Busa cranking out 500 whp. Btw. that 500 hp number is what I have seen on the street. I have seen at most around 650 whp at the track.
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post #19 of 93
That seems like a terrible seating position. Your body will be creating an extreme amount of drag at high speeds.
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