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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/staffordshire/5273540.stm

The Diesel Max is more than 27ft long and weighs 2.7 tons.

POWER: Two 750bhp turbo-charged JCB diesel engines at the front and back driven through two six-speed gearboxes. A radiator would have meant too much drag, so the cooling system is designed around a 44 gallon water-and-ice tank.

TYRES: 23x15 racing tyres – aeroplane tyres were tested but their performance was deemed too unpredictable.

BRAKES: It has a dual circuit, triple-braking system – oh, and parachutes.

STEERING: Conventional rack-and-pinion system to the front wheels but no power assistance.

TOP SPEED: 300mph plus.

ECONOMY: Don’t ask.

Not bad at all :lol:

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The Bamfords have some great ways of promoting their business :lol:

I was lucky enough to meet Sir Anthony and his son Joe at Mt.Tremblant last year (and the 250 GTO) :)

Nice to see a British company doing well in the world. B)

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And they helped keep Lotus afloat in the '80's.

(Liked the story about the Chinese having strippers at funerals to boost attendance.)

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