I spent today driving around in a Bristol Fighter (this very one, in fact). It's... not what you expect. Take a Viper engine, throw it in a handbuilt British body and you end up with a rather wonderful motor car.
Yeah, yeah. Selfies are awful, I know.
Team XCAR got back from a three-week megatour of the US last week, we got up to many things while we were there, but one of the highlights was spending some time with the guys at Saleen.
...I had the chance when the XCAR team toddled off to Italy for a go in the Huayra. It's a long video (30 mins) and it's all in Italian (but subtitled) but it features Pagani telling his story in his own words.
It touches on his origins, his relationship with Fangio and his love affair with cars. He's a deeply, deeply…
...And it's not as snouty in the metal. Props to the XCAR team for the quick turn around on this one.
It was awesome. Here's the vid.
Last week, Team XCAR toddled off to Italy to see a chap called Mr Pagani. He asked if we'd like to drive his cars and have a chat about his company 'n stuff. We said "Of course, we'd love to come and and play. We'll even bring the biscuits."
The first film we made there is dropping tomorrow and I can't wait to see what…
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