McLaren 675LT vs Lamborghini Huracan at the Drag Strip for some heads up 1/4 Mile Racing

We have some video and time slip data from ToTheFloor of the first real world 1/4 mile run by the new McLaren 675LT that just happens to making it’s first pass vs a Lamborghini Huracan at Palm Beach International Raceway. The McLaren 675LT drops some weight from the standard 650S, weighing in at around 3,000 pounds and adds power as well, making 666HP from it’s 3.8L V8 Twin Turbocharged engine.   These stats tower over the Huracan’s 3,400 pounds and naturally aspirated 5.2L V10 making 610HP.   The only advantage the Huracan has during a 1/4 mile race it’s it’s all wheel Read More

Street Racing – Beater Bomb Mustang vs. TT Nova

This is street racing at its finest. It features the classic battle between Chevrolet and Ford (sort of – you see, the Mustang is equipped with an LS engine). Nevertheless, this is some awesome heads-up dig racing action that takes place on a beautiful day in an abandoned industrial park, beside a giant retaining wall for excellent sound effects. Multiple camera angles make this an outstanding video; there’s even a ‘down-and-dirty’ angle at the finish line. The Mustang hooks up and jumps out early, carrying the front end down the track virtually the entire distance. All the while, the lead-sled Read More

2014 Audi RS7 – 10-Second Quarter-Mile

If you happen to pull up alongside this grocery-getter, you had better be on your best behavior. Why? Because if you are spoiling for a race, then you just might get spanked. This inconspicuous looking sedan has been clocked at 10.34-seconds and 135.5 mph in the 1/4-mile. The Audi RS7 is pretty impressive in factory trim with its 4.0-liter V8. The stock engine produces 553hp and 516 lb.-ft. of torque at 5,700 RPM. It is a 32-valve, dual overhead camshaft, all aluminum (block and cylinder heads), engine with direct fuel injection. This particular car has had a turbocharger upgrade (from Read More

2016 Lamborghini Aventador SV LP750-4

The Lamborghini brand has a rich reputation for sleek and powerful premium sports cars. This version may be the baddest of the heap. The name ‘Aventador’ is taken from a particularly vicious Spanish fighting bull and the ‘SV’ represents Super Veloce or ‘Super Fast’. The ‘LP750’ symbolizes the 741hp made by the 6.5-liter V12 engine and the ‘4’ indicates that this beast is all-wheel driven. This Italian masterpiece is capable of rocketing from 0 to 60 mph in only 2.8-seconds; making it a killer street racing machine. It has a top speed that exceeds 217 mph and costs around $500K.

Godzilla Gets a Makeover

How would you like to sit down with the designer of one of the hottest production models on the street racing scene right now? This video takes you along on an interview with Hiroshi Tamura, Chief Product Specialist, Nissan (R35 GT-R). He delves into his inspiration and design philosophy and gives us a first-hand look into the mind of the man who started it all. There is also a ton of test-drive footage so hold on to your hats! The 2017 GT-R has undergone a mild redesign but it remains one of the most powerful production models available. It features a Read More

1975 Celica Posts 10-Second Quarter-Mile

You seldom see a vintage Toyota Celica making waves on the drag strip. This little car has everything it takes to pull off that classic import look and all the high-performance goodies to make it run like a modern roll racing superstar. It has the shape that drag racers love; narrow and sleek with a low center of gravity but what about horsepower? How about a 2JZ 3.0-liter inline 6-cylinder with a piston upgrade – then add an 8285 turbocharger and presto – you are ready to go racing. The setup is good for 1,000hp. The Speed Warehouse team did Read More

Tesla Model X P90D Ludicrous vs Ferrari F430 Drag and Roll Races

While we’ve seen a bunch of races between the Tesla Model S and various supercars, this is the first we’ve seen of the all new 7 passenger 5,600 pound Model X Tesla SUV racing.  The Model X in the video is a P90D with the optional $10,000 Ludicrous mode going up against a bright red and loud Ferrari F430 with the F1 6 speed transmission. While the power to weight ratio is heavily in the Ferrari’s favor, the monstrous amount of instant torque and all wheel drive in the Tesla play a big role in this race.

900HP MR2 Tames the Arizona Streets

Now, get this! This Toyota MR2 (mid-engine setup) is equipped with a Honda drivetrain. That includes a K20 2.0-liter engine that has been fitted with dart racing sleeves, JE Pistons, Manley valve train components, a stock cylinder head (camshaft upgrade), and a 66-millimeter turbo making between 25 and 36-pounds of boost. The combination is capable of churning out over 900hp and it is shifted using a sequential transmission. Right out of the gate, this Toyota dusts a 700hp Evo, then rubs up against a GXR1000 sportbike. The Suzuki ain’t having none of it and whips the MR2 handily. Then he Read More

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