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ASI Tetsu news - Flower power – 2008
We thought that
Fiero-thing we showed you yesterday was a safe bet for Most
Tasteless Car of the Week - hell, the year - but this might just top it.
This is the ASI Tetsu GTR, a Japanese-modified Bentley
Conti GT that proves it’s not only the Germans who can do Bad Things with Fast
We’re not sure what offends us most about the Tetsu.
Is it the awful R8-mimicking rear end with DTM-spec rear wing? Maybe it’s the
jarring juxtaposition of the carbon-fibre bonnet with flower decals, which is
apparently the work of renowned Japanese artist Nakamura Tetsui. Which doesn’t
make it any more acceptable.
ASI has fettled an extra 250bhp from the Conti’s
six-litre W12 engine - bringing overall power to a nice round 800bhp - but
doesn’t specify how. Alchemy and witchcraft, perhaps.
Is it worse than
the Fierenzo? Or the Hamann
Cayenne? Are your eyes bleeding yet?