This Top Gear video might be 25 years old, but all of its lessons are just as true today as they were then. Rally is absolutely bizarre, and equally wonderful.
And by 'gnarly,' I mean 'completely off the rails high power oversteer everywhere good lord how did he not crash amazing.'
Here's a clip from Top Gear back in 1989 showing Grand Prix reject Tiff Needell at the wheel of his Sierra Cosworth Group A touring car. He's demonstrating how to put 550 horsepower onto the road with limited tires and, in so many countersteer corrections, why I like watching him on video.
The new 911 is faster than any plain Carrera S to come before it. Now Tiff Needel at Evo Magazine wants to know if the Porsche can finally beat its supercar-killing rival — the recently-updated 2012 Nissan GT-R.
Sometimes we wish we were Hindu. That way we could believe in Karma without shame or reservation (think Spinal Tap: "I was using bits and pieces of whatever Eastern philosophies happened to drift through my transom"). And come back in the next life as a car. A really hot, snorting, flame-spitting car. That way, Tiff…