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09 July 2013

Video: Range Rover Sport races Spitfire…

…on the Goodwood lawns. This is so British it may make you pop
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As a well informed TopGear.commer , you will already know that it's Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend - Lord March's rather large, rather wonderful automotive garden party.

But Land Rover, as British as the Empire (only slightly larger), thought it might be nice to put together a little reminder that the doors open to FoS this week. So it recruited a new Range Rover Sport, a Vickers Supermarine Spitfire, and Lord March's back garden - the Goodwood aerodrome. Then there was a race, which RR kindly filmed.

So, 1945, 1,750bhp V12 fighter plane versus 2013, 510bhp supercharged V8.

Who do you reckon will win?

Tags: fos, goodwood, fos 13, goodwood fos, spitfire, range rover sport, range rover



Two relatively affordable 600cc urban warriors claim to be the best at their game. Time for them to hit the road and settle their differences