An excellent video and a fascinating podcast

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john aston
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An excellent video and a fascinating podcast

If you have a couple of hours spare . you could do a lot worse than -

- listen to Tom Clarkson's  Beyond The Grid podcast with Willy T Ribbs , the African American who had a pretty successful racing career in the 70s and 80s. He is a wonderfully entertaining raconteur , and his tales of triumph and adversity (in the face of racism ) are terrific  

- then check behind the sofa to see if you can rustle up the £2.8million you will need for a Gordon Murray Automotive T50 . Assuming you find more  than I did , then watch the Harry's Garage interview with Murray on YouTube .

As a breed , I loathe hypercars like Chirons and the rest as they are huge , too tech heavy,  weigh too much and (on the evidence of the Bugattis and 918 Porsches I've heard ) sound s***  too. But this thing weighs less than Joanne's Yaris  , has a NA V12 revving to 12,000 and a stick shift. I love it , and the only thing I don't like is the steering wheel boss . Instead of a V12 logo it should have this one

 

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Agreed. The collecting cars podcast is also a good one on the T50 and Gordon Murray’s route into car design. 

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The Harry's Garage Murray interview was fascinating Smile I'll have to check out the other podcast too.
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Thanks for distracting me from my work! Love Gordon Murray's style Thumb Up 

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A very Gordon Murray interview on the T50 with top gear. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4EIYQ6fkG4

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What a fantastic video that is. Don't you just love the way that GM approaches his design. That V12 will be one cracking engine and love the ground effect fans used largely to avoid unnecessary clutter spoiling the lines!