Keating Supercars, based in Bolton, are one of our region's business success stories - they make rather fast cars for those who can afford them.
Now there's not much scope for getting your foot down on UK roads.
But next month Keatings' latest car - appropriately named the Bolt - will be heading to Dubai in the hope of breaking the world land speed record.
Tim Scott reports:-
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A wet start to the day, the winds easing slightly but they will strengthen later this afternoon, gusts of 45 to 50mph at the coast
Much of the rest of this week is looking very changeable, cool and windy with showers or longer spells of rain