Tuesday, 14 February 2012

'68 Mini + VTEC Turbo

There was a time when 'Turbo Mini' meant a Mini with a blown A-series from a Metro in the nose. How times change. These days, a performance Mini needs a VTEC or an XE to even be a contender... you can imagine the ballistic fury that breaks loose when you strap a turbo to either.
So yes, this '68 Mini looks like a handful. With carbon-fibre panels, the already featherweight go-kart is pared back to flyweight standards, leading to an eyewatering power-to-weight ratio - with 399bhp to play with, it must go through front tyres like they're going out of fashion.
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