Has anyone ever heard of the Mercedes-Benz T80? Between 1937-39, Germany, designed by the original Dr. Porsche to be piloted by the original Hans Stuck. Six wheels, 'wings' on the side to be used intentionally as a form of downforce(a first!), powered by a Messerschmidt-derived 44,500cc methanol V12 with 1850hp@2800RPM to start off with, and eventually 3000hp@3200RPM in final tune! They were going for close to 500mph, but were unable to finish beacuse. You know. The war. Originally they were planning on dominating the English speedseekers at Bonneville, yes, in Utah; but that was nixed as relations got more hostile. Then it was set for an eight-mile Autobahn run, as an early television event! Of course, and sadly, they never got the chance.
It even had a form of traction control! Somehow, and I can't figure out how, if it detected any of the rear four driven 32" wheels slipping(which Porsche knew would happen at high speeds) it would automatically reduce fuel supply. Now that is ****ing advanced.
Journalists today are really such pussies. And how is calling Obama "clean" supposed to be racist? Oh well. Back to the world.
I'm torn on this. It looks awesome, but I was burned on DA2, and Mass Effect 3 ending, so my faith in Bioware has been crushed. I'll probably still buy on release. Just really hope it lives up to the...