Top ten classics with a modern heart
Seen that incredible ’54 AMG SL? Here are ten more classics with a bit of a surprise
Posted: 09 Apr 2014
Eight and a half minutes. That's how long it takes this car to get round the Nurburgring. That's two seconds behind a 993 Porsche 911 Carrera. Which, plainly, is mad.
To eke those sort of times out of an old Alfa Giulia requires many hours doing clever things we don't really understand. But the headline stuff's pretty impressive - the engine's replaced with a 216bhp 1999cc Twin Spark four-pot, it gets a five-speed ‘box, fully adjustable suspension, and limited-slip rear differential. Think the power's a bit miserly? It only weighs 850kg...