2010 VOLKSWAGEN MENTAL BREAKDOWN
Pictured above is called Mental Breakdown and it’s the creation of Wayne Allman from the British county of Warwickshire. “I have always loved installing powerful engines in the wrong cars”, says Allman who will show off the VW dragster model at this week’s Essen Motor Show in Germany.
The Mental Breakdown based of the original 1965 VW model upon which it is based, only the driver’s cabin was left intact. Power comes from an 8.4-liter supercharhed Keith Black V8 Hemi unit that runs on methanol and delivers 1,700bhp.
2010 FORD FOCUS RACE CAR CONCEPT
2010 Ford Focus Race Car Concept is form the base for the Blue Oval’s next global touring race car. This car has showed its world premiere at LA Auto Show
Ford Focus Race Car Concept powered by a 2.0-liter EcoBoost turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the new racing model will get its first shot on the tarmac at the 2011 British Touring Car Championship.
The Race Car Concept has been upgraded with AST performance dampers, sport sway bars provided by Ford Racing and enormous, 320 mm front brakes, for extreme stopping power. Hoosier race tires wrap around the 18-inch Anthracite alloy wheels.
Interior for racer includes a roll cage and a Recaro racing seat with a six-point safety harness, alongside a fire suppression system. The AIM MXL Pista dashboard has a digital layout and features, among other data, a tachometer, rev counter and gear position indicator.