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Chris Harris Reviews the road legal Formula Ford 1-liter EcoBoost Car

The British journalist Chris Harris has driven the street legal Formula Ford racing car 1.0 liter EcoBoost engine. The unit was tweaked to develop 170 horsepower.

This amount of power was obtained via a new ECU and thanks to a turbocharger from the larger 1.6 liter Turbo EcoBoost engine. The Formula Ford 1.0 EcoBoost is very light, sharp and responsive and thanks to that amount of power it can be driven at high speeds with no problem.
After the jump you can see how the street legal Formula Ford car can deal with Chris Harris.

Nissan GT-R Drag Races Swiss Air Force Fighter Jet

Seeking a greater challenge for Godzilla, Nissan recently turned to watchmaker Oris so that it could drag race the GT-R with an ex-Swiss Air Force vintage Hawker Hunter fighter jet.

No matter how many times supercars challenge jets, the videos never get old. Though we can’t understand any German, the GT-R versus Hunter video starts as you’d expect, with Godzilla getting the early jump on the British-built fighter. Will the Nissan GT-R hold out for the victory? Check out the video to find out. The action starts around 3:28.