Another GP review

From PistonHeads this time; a few more technical comments than generally seen:
… a larger intercooler with an extra two rows of cooling fins and a software upgrade that includes a 200rpm higher rev limit
While the rather bling body kit and wheels will make the extrovert swoon and the more retiring enthusiast run for cover, it has to be said that these parts are not just cosmetic. The basic Mini One has a drag coefficient of 0.38, and on the wide-tyred Cooper S, it is more like 0.39. Despite its larger wheels and tyres, the JCW GP has a significantly better Cd of 0.348, roughly a 10 per cent improvement.

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New York Arrival today?

The Wallenius Wilhelmsen cargo tracking website still claims that the Liberty will arrive in New York today, and the latest ship position suggests it might actually happen!
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This Great Circle Calculator suggests that the Liberty was less than 300 miles out of New York this morning, and can cover about 400 miles per day (although presumably less when close to land!) … so it looks like the GPs may arrive on land overnight tonight 🙂