Articles tagged Aurora AFX

Page 49 of February 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, February 1980

Aurora Races On

The British Formula One Racing Championship will continue in 1980 with backing from Aurora AFX, producers of model motor racing sets. The series of 15 races will have a prize fund of £200,000 and cater for Formula One of Formula Two cars manufactured after December 31st 1975. Turbocharged engines and ground-effect skirts are banned and only Goodyear tyres of a specified size and construction may...

Page 33 of December 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, December 1978

Porsche 924 Turbo

With 170 b.h.p. on tap, Porsche's turbocharged version of their 924 is claimed to be the most powerful 2-litre production sports car in the World. It will reach 60 m.p.h. from a standing start in 7.6 sec and has a maximum speed of 140 m.p.h. Maximum power is produced at 5,500 r.p.m. and compares with 125 bhp at 5,800 r.p.m from the standard fuel injected 924. Torque is increased from in 121.5 lb-...

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