I saw this first in an antique medium, printed on clay-coated paper, in a doctor's office. (I think it used to be called a magazine, species Automobile.) But this description of what happens when the writer puts his foot down on the gas in the 1001 horsepower Bugatti Veyron had me laughing to the point where I suspect the office staff was wondering if I was having some dangerous reaction to the blood draw:
The most incredible thing about the all-wheel-drive Veyron is not its engine but its drivetrain. A Veyron just digs in and goes. I try not to indulge in hyperbole, but when I floor the Veyron, we pass a tribe of Morlocks and the Wicked Witch of the West, and the sky turns green and commuters fly past on personal dirigibles, and then I hit the brakes and we return to our dimension.I confess: on the few occasions when I have put my foot all the way to the floor in the Corvette for more than a second, I can at least vaguely understand what he is talking about.
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