Chris Harris Needed Only Two Words To Describe The Godzilla-Powered Renault R.S. 01 Race Car

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It's got a GT-R's engine so it'll be good.

With 550 horsepower on tap and more than 400 pound-feet of torque, the Renault R.S. 01 race car is enough to excite even the mostdiscriminating of drivers. In this new video we get to see Chris Harris enjoypushing this potent and lightweight mid-engined, GT-R based badass of a carthrough the turns of the Silverstone Circuit in the UK.This monster of a track car helped Harris win the Renault Sport Trophyat Silverstone early last month. To celebrate, he’s released the video of his first test drive of the car.

We could go on and on showering this car with compliments, but you should checkout this footage to hear Harris do that in his own words. This is probably the best application of the Nissan-derived 3.8-liter twin-turbo V6 we've ever heard.

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