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WATCH: All you need to know about the classic V8 DCC Comet sports car

2019-02-07 19:00

Robin Classen

DCC Comet

Image: Press Association

The DCC Comet has fast, classic car written all over it.

Fully-built by British car company Dowsetts Classic Cars, it is a thing of beauty. It is aesthetically pleasing while the 8 cylindrical burble from the exhaust reiminds you of its sports car roots.

Classic meets modern

Under the hood is 6.2l naturally-aspirated V8 engine that produces 320kW. The LS3 engine is sourced from the Chevrolet stable and powers the likes of the fifth-generation Camaro SS and C6 Corvette.

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It is by no means a slouch off the line, weighing in at just 1 565kg and also breaking the 0-100km/h mark in less than four seconds.

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