Erik's Weblog 2.0

July 31, 2007

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Jay Leno on Speed (and Tesla)

In the real world I have a Porsche Carrera GT, I have a McLaren F1, and anybody that tells you they've taken those cars to 200mph is a liar. They haven't. Believe me. I did a couple of hundred laps at Talladega and the fastest I got to was 190mph — on a track. By myself. And it was scary. Nobody does those speeds on a public road. If you do, you should be in prison. The real-world fun of acceleration is between 40mph and 80mph...

How many time you've heard someone saying: "I was going over 200mph on the freeway." Now you know better.