Changing the speeding culture

Britain has been addicted to speed for many years. Ever since James Dean died in a head-on collision in his Porsche in 1955, the idea of driving fast in a supercar has been inextricably linked with the A-list. Hollywood films like Bullitt in 1968 and, more recently, Gone in 60 Seconds and The Fast and the Furious, have only served to strengthen the association of speed with glamour.

The adrenaline rush of life in the fast lane is not limited to the big screen. The thrills of excessive horsepower

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