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39Watch a burning Midget flip at 1,000 frames-per-second

Why is it that everything looks cooler in slow motion? And the slower the better, especially when you're dealing with one of those new-fangled high frame rate super cameras. Case in point? When you add a MG Midget, a serious amount of explosives and a 1,000 frame per second camera and you have some very compelling YouTube footage.

19Roadster Rebirth: New bodies available for British classics

click the image above to view a hi-res gallery of British Motor Heritage bodies

12RR of the Day: 1978 MG Midget

On the outside, it looks like a lightly-customized '78 MG Midget. Reader "wgregoryw" removed the little green roadster's horrendous rubber bumpers and made his own new grille to cover the holes left behind. Without the front bumper, the car's flat nose and large openings give it a racy look, but as much as we like that aspect, that's not what made it today's RR of the Day.

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