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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.

Jaguar releases a Short Film – “Desire” staring its all new F-Type

Cast along side the F-Type is Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, as well as Shannyn Sossamon, and obvious bad guy Jordi Mollà. With music by BRIT award winner Lana Del Rey, it’s a bit campy at times but tells a nice little story with a twist. Enjoy:

You have to see Volvo Trucks Breathtaking “Ballerina Stunt” Video

Volvo Trucks released this wonderful ad in which Dickey Faith walks on a tightrope between two speeding trucks while a tunnel is approach dangerously fast. The stunt was set up to show the precise handling of the new Volvo FH. Filmed on an unopened highway in Croatia in cooperation with Hollywood stunt director Peter Pedrero who is famous for his work on the James Bond, Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean movie series.

You’ll have to watch it for your selves to determine if she makes it or not but we promise it will be sitting on the edge of your seat the entire time.