I think they've done that with some of the over-powered Mercedes.
Vauxhall Vectra: "This was the 4th Fastest 4door saloon on the market and it has the worst understeer you could ever imagine. This is scary from such a fast car."
It almost killed the Stig
And don’t forget the Golf with the Lamborghini engine. That wasn’t a production car, but frightening in any case. It’s like those guys who used to put Porsche 911 Turbo engines in their VW Bugs. Suicide machines.