FAST ’N’ CURIOUS
MUSTANG RIDES TO TOP
Ford’s Mustang has become the most popular sports car in Germany, topping 6000 sales and eclipsing local favourites the Porsche 911 and Audi TT. The Mustang is also the most popular sports car in South Africa, the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
Some US states permit use of mobile phones while driving, provided you’re not texting. New York police now want “textalysers” to check phone activity — which many regard as an infringement of their rights. Some 46 states prohibit texting while driving and 14 prohibit any use of handheld phones. It’s had little effect, with phone-use fines in California jumping from 3000 in 2009 to more than 31,000 last year.
Mario Torrado can replicate the sound of an F1 engine with his electric guitar, gearshifts included. His latest online re-creation is the echo effect of Nico Rosberg’s blast through the Monaco tunnel.