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    Love it!

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    ok, Top Gear can be convinced EV's are fun! (it will be hard to admit for them!)

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    No gasoline was used but I suppose that the rear tires were completely destroyed
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    And, the camera was in some danger too! That was close!
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    Quote Originally Posted by raffy View Post
    No gasoline was used but I suppose that the rear tyres were completely destroyed
    Tires... a petroleum product!

    Seriously, that's awesome. Can't do that in my Roadster. (Well I have spun my tires, but nothing like that!)
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    Burn rubber not oil!

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    Well......

    How much oil is required to produce a tire?
    Approximately seven gallons. Five gallons are used as feedstock (from which the substances that combine to form synthetic rubber are derived), while two gallons supply the energy necessary for the manufacturing process.
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    In your engine!

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    Great vid but one question...Was the TC set to the Off position to get this great burnout?

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