The Making of a Champion

BTCC action (photo by Marc Waller)Having a peek under the bonnet of a pimped-up motor is every petrol-head’s dream. When that bonnet is one of only three original parts left it’s even more exciting.


West Surrey Racing and eBay Motors have teamed up for the 2014 BTCC season and revealed a striking livery for their BMW 1 series contender – along with a highly modified motor underneath the stunning paintwork.

More than 90 per cent of the car has been modified for racing and, to showcase what has changed, eBay has launched an interactive infographic showing what’s really under that good-looking skin.

Click on a car part below to see what’s been enhanced.




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