Top Gear personality Jeremy Clarkson takes the blistering Caparo T1 out for a spin in this latest segment. At $480,000USD and weighing just 1,000-pounds, this mid-engine, rear-wheel drive beast is powered by a 3.5L V8 engine that puts out 575hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. Click here for more pictures. Continue reading to watch — plus two bonus videos.

But watching the T1 make minced meat out of the 911 GT3s and Jaguar XFRs as if they’re standing still is promise enough. And watch for the Jag pendulum powerslide mid-way through.

[via Autoblog]

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