World’s Best Drag Race

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World’s Best Drag Race

The video features a drag race between 11 Supercars on an empty airstrip. Presented by Motortrend, this 1.5 million dollar amped up drag race is one of the spectacular in drag racing history.  Following are the cars with the specs:

SR. No. Supercars Horsepower / Torque
1 BMW 1-Series M 335 / 369
2 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca 444 / 380
3 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 450 / 317
4 Chevrolet Corvette Z06/Z07 505 / 470
5 Ferrari 458 Italia 557 / 398
6 Nissan GT-R 530 / 448
7 Audi R8 GT 560 / 398
8 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG 563 / 479
9 Lexus LFA 552 / 354
10 Porsche Cayman R 330 / 273
11 Lotus Evora S 345 / 295

With such cars in the grid, it is practically impossible to decide which one will cut the finish line ribbon first. But after a breath-taking quarter mile race, the results are as follows:

Position Supercars Finish Time (sec) Top Speed (mph)
1 Nissan GT-R 11.2 121.8
2 Ferrari 458 Italia 11.3 125.6
3 Audi R8 GT 11.5 125.1
4 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG 11.7 124.1
5 Lexus LFA 11.9 123.7
6 Chevrolet Corvette Z06/Z07 11.9 122.5
7 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 11.9 120.7
8 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca 12.4 115.0
9 Porsche Cayman R 12.7 111.0
10 BMW 1-Series M 12.8 110.2
11 Lotus Evora S 12.9 109.9

Such drag races are very rare as it require lot of effort, cost, teamwork and planning. But it finally pays off.

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