Jetstream SC250 Guaranteed To Drive Better Than It Looks

The Jetstream SC250 may look like a bad Chinese knock-off of a KTM X-Bow, but it actually sounds quite promising. Weighing in at just 1540 pounds, the little Brit gets plenty of grunt thanks to a 2.0-liter turbocharged General Motors four-banger channeled through a six-speed gearbox. The 250 HP and 236 lb-ft push the… » 8/22/08 12:30pm 8/22/08 12:30pm

Caparo T1 Breaks The 1,000 HP Per Ton Barrier, to Debut at Goodwood

If you've been dreaming about an F1 car you can drive to Starbucks, dream no further. Caparo will begin delivering their close to $400,000 track-day special in July. And the stats are just stoo-pid: 575 horsepower at 10,500 rpm from a 3.5-liter V8; zero to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds; 0-100 mph in less than five seconds.… » 6/08/07 10:04am 6/08/07 10:04am

Formula V8: Caparo T1 Gets More Powerful Engine

The original "Formula 1 car for the street," the Caparo T1 will get a little more displacement under that tiny bonnet — and no silly intake tricks. When the street-ready T1 launches at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK this June, it'll be sporting a proprietary, naturally aspirated 3.5-liter V8 with an… » 3/22/07 9:17am 3/22/07 9:17am