TG Speed Week: The Supercars
McLaren MP4-12C. Lamborghini LP700-4. Noble M600. 1,942bhp, three cars and one very worried-looking journalist
Posted: 11 Apr 2013
But if the powertrain is an event, the chassis is a total epiphany. I'm expecting it to bite my arm off. Instead, it shakes me warmly by the hand and leads me to worlds I never knew existed. Here's a mid-engined car you can do anything with. Go in quickly, get mild, stabilising understeer. Feather the throttle, balance it and shoot through the apex. Or head off into bigger, lairier drifts than a mid-engined car has any right to. It's not just the playable balance that makes it so special, but the wide-armed semaphore of information coming up through the chassis and the utterly delicious steering.