Tag: Drag Racing

BMW X4 M, Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 And Jaguar F-Pace SVR Vie For Premium Compact Performance SUV Supremacy

Performance SUVs have come a long way in recent years and as it stands, the BMW X4 M Competition, Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S, and Jaguar F-Pace SVR are among the finest currently available – but which is the fastest? On paper, it is the F-Pace SVR that has the upper hand over its rivals. Slotted […]

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Mercedes SLR McLaren Vs. McLaren 540C In Battle Of The Generations

There’s about a decade separating the Mercedes SLR McLaren and the McLaren 540C, but pitting them against each other still makes for an exciting race. Looking at the spec sheets, it seems that, in terms of power, the balance definitely tilts in favor of the SLR. Its supercharged 5.4-liter V8 engine produces 626 PS (617 […]

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Mazda3 Turbo Puts Up A Decent Fight Against The Subaru WRX And VW Golf R

The 2021 Mazda3 Turbo is not a hot hatch, despite what its horsepower and torque figures may suggest. However, it is pretty fast, as this video from Throttle House reveals. The Mazda3 Turbo is powered by a 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that’s good for 250 hp and an impressive 320 lb-ft (434 Nm), more than most […]

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Honda Civic Type R Vs. Renault Megane R.S. Trophy Is An Extremely Close Drag Race

Having driven the Honda Civic Type R and Renault Megane R.S. 300 Trophy extensively, we can confidently say that these are two of the finest hot hatches currently on sale. However, which is quickest in a straight-line? To answer that question, Cars.co.za lined up a Civic Type R and Megane R.S. 300 Trophy for a […]

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Hoonigan’s 400 HP, V8 Chevrolet P10 Van Is Bizarre

Hoonigan always gets up to some fun stuff and recently pitted its modified 1969 Chevrolet P10 step van against an overhauled 1994 BMW 318. Both of these vehicles are pretty remarkable but let’s start with the Chevy, shall we? Hoonigan first unveiled its modified P10 van in late 2019. It uses it as a promotional […]

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Ken Block’s Ford Mustang Hoonicorn V2 Smokes A McLaren Senna

The McLaren Senna may be one of the most insane production cars launched in recent memory, but it can’t hold a candle to Ken Block’s Hoonicorn V2. Based on a 1965 Ford Mustang, Block’s Hoonicorn V2 was unveiled back in 2016 and was quickly put to work in the epic ‘Climbkhana’ up Pikes Peak. It […]

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1,800 HP Lamborghini Huracan Pops Some Massive Wheelies At The Drag Strip

<!––> <!––> You may have seen some pretty insane twin-turbocharged Lamborghini Huracans over the years, but chances are you’ve never seen one quite like this. The Huracan in question comes from AMS Performance, a tuning company best known for building the world’s quickest Nissan GT-Rs. Recently, it got its hands on a Huracan and fitted […]

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Porsche 911 GT3 vs Bentley Continental GT Is A Surprisingly Close Race

None of the two cars you see here was built to cover the quarter-mile as quickly as possible, with the Porsche 911 GT3 being one of the most coveted track-focused sports cars on the planet and the Bentley Continental GT a superb luxury GT that can cover distances quickly with extreme comfort. But you have […]

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Glorious Past Meets High-Tech Present In Ferrari F40 Vs. McLaren P1 Race

We never thought we’d say this, but a quarter-mile sprint isn’t always about the result; sometimes it is about the journey. The Ferrari F40 and McLaren P1 are separated by almost three decades of engineering, so we all know which one got to see the chequered flag first. The F40 is one of the most […]

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