Herald Sun - Motoring - - First Drive Dodge Journey - GREG RUST

IHAVE known Brad and Kim Jones for 10 years so they could smell my fear straight away. I didn’t want to fence their half-mil­lion-dol­lar race car and they didn’t mind telling me the con­se­quences if I did.

Stir­rers! On the few oc­ca­sions I’ve been lucky enough to drive a Su­per­car I in­stantly re­alise how good the front-run­ning blokes are.

To say it’s not easy is an un­der­state­ment. There are rare mo­ments when you flat shift cor­rectly or you pluck up enough courage to bury the throt­tle to the floor and un­leash all that horse­power. That’s an awe­some feel­ing . . . some­thing I will never for­get.

But to do it all in se­quence with fi­nesse and to be good enough (brave enough) to drive the car at its limit re­quires a level of skill I can only dream of.

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