So far, it’s a lot of fun. There will be east and west coast shootouts to see which car from either region is the most together, then a final where they figure out, once and for all, which car in the season is the most sorted. First up were the eight east coast contenders who brought roughly 8,000 horsepower among the group, including a 2,000-horsepower Dodge Viper and a big-turbo 1JZ-swapped Lexus IS300 that was driven down from Buffalo, New York, to the show’s starting point in West Palm Beach, Florida.
The hosts were already grilling owners on things that were done well or might fail for these higher-horsepower builds, such as cheaper knock-off wheels, interesting turbo placements, sketchy-looking zip ties and stock brakes.
They’ve also noted some parts where the east coast cars might struggle in different tests, like obvious drag racing setups or excessively stripped interiors. While I’m personally all about that bare-bones project beater life, one of Sorted‘s tests is about how pleasant the cars are to drive on the street.
I’m already rooting for the track-build BMW 135i, given that the owner’s “might as well” attitude towards fixing and upgrading things while he’s fixing whatever just broke is also what’s holding up my Porsche’s engine rebuild. Oops! Anyway, go BMW go!
It’s YouTube-only for now, so watch out for more episodes on the superspeedersRob channel here.
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