Chassis: Vauxhall Astra coupe by 888 racing 

Engine: C20LET 500BHP         Tyres: Dunlop slicks

The car is a 2004 BTCC Vauxhall Astra Coupe. This car is chassis number 11, The last one built by 888 racing for the regulations of the time and driven by James Thompson in the final rounds of his championship winning BTCC season. Once the car retired it was bought by Tony Tait who brought the car back to racing condition and tuned the turbochrged vauxhall red top engine that is now in it to produce 500BHP. The car runs with a 5 speed H pattern gearbox to be able to handle all the power but it definitely doesn't make it easier to drive. The car is running in the B class of the Thunder saloons championship.

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