Caparo T1 2007
Origin United Kingdom
Engine 3,496 cc, V8
Top speed 205 mph (330 km/h)
Inspired by racing cars, the T1 was designed by Formula 1 engineers and is powered by an engine descended from Indianapolis racers. The Caparo T1 -
Thanks to a carbonfibre tub, an engine that's a mildly detuned 3.5-
And there's absolutely no let up as you shift into third, then fourth, fifth and sixth, almost as quickly as you think it. In fourth gear at a steady 160km/h, you can put your foot down and the T1 takes off with the same thump in the back as a Porsche 911 Turbo does off the line. Up to around 300km/h, which is when the high downforce configuration of the T1 starts to hold back, a Bugatti Veyron would not get a look in, and would feel like a Golf GTi up to 250km/h. Thanks to its aero package and huge Michelin tyres, Caparo claims the T1 can pull over 3g through a corner. Even the fastest Ferrari will start to slide off the road at around 1.1g.