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Super Car Showdown: Bugatti Veyron vs. McLaren F1

Bugatti Veyron vs Mclaren F1
The production crew over at Top Gear has outdone themselves once again. This could be called the ultimate drag race. A showdown of Goliath and Goliath. In the right lane, we have a McLaren F1, the former champion of all things speed. In the 1990’s, the F1 broke the world record for the fastest production car by hitting 242 MPH. 15 years later, the Bugatti Veyron became the new heavy-weight champion, breaking the 250 MPH barrier and setting the record at 252 MPH. Although SSC’s Ultimate Aero and the Porsche 9ff GT9 claim faster speeds than the Veyron, neither of them are as refined or polished as the Veyron. If I were to choose one of these, the Veyron would most certainly be my choice.
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1000 HP Drag Racing Cool Bus Ignites Sparklers, Pops Wheelies, and Makes for Spectacular Crashes

You might not have heard of Ken Nelson before, but you’ll definitely remember his name after seeing his 1/4-mile demolishing Cool Bus hit the drag strip. To induce the wheelie madness, he custom built a blown big block Chevy engine tuned to deliver 1,000 ponies to the rear wheels. The sparklers add another 500 horsepower, which makes this one-of-a-kind school bus scoot down the drag strip with the force of a freight train. This is Ken’s fifth Cool Bus, and although he is a pro at handling the speed, that doesn’t mean accidents don’t happen. Here’s a video of Ken displaying the Cool Bus’s abilities.

And here’s a video of what happens if you don’t respect the Cool Bus…
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