Ten Things We Learned This Week
The world's fastest pit stop, and Maria Sharapova versus Porsche Macan: the weirdest stories from a week in cars
Posted: 22 Nov 2013
9. The Nissan BladeGilder is actually a butchered Ariel Atom
Nissan reckons its fat-at-the-back-thin-at-the-front Deltawing concept will work on road as well as track. To prove this, it invited us to the middle of the Arizona desert to drive its prototype ‘BladeGlider’. We were excited.
When we turned up, we discovered the prototype BladeGlider was in fact an Ariel Atom with the front chopped up. This was unexpected. But turns out you can learn rather a lot from a butchered lump of Somerset scaffolding…