It is a sign of the times that when greeted by the idea of a sports car that puts a naturally aspirated engine in its nose, directing its drive through a manual gearbox to the rear tyres, automotive cognoscenti start gasping. It’s almost like it’s never been done before, despite it being the configuration of almost every sportscar from the dawn of genre to at least the 1980s, when all-wheel drive, turbocharging and mid-engined configurations started to become slightly more commonplace.
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