In a piece of film that gave us goose bumps, Richard Hammond makes history by challenging the Stig to a standing mile drag race in two iconic super cars. The McLaren F1 was the car of the 1990s, offering the purest driving feel possible in a road car while the Bugatti Veyron is Ferdinand Piech’s technological 21st century no compromises super car. The results will make you think about the benefits of an instantaneously responsive naturally aspirated power plant compared to the lag of a turbo and the top end created by excessive amounts of boost.
Things get interesting at around 330 kilometers per hour. Check it out.