Ferrari F430 Twin Turbo vs Lamborghini LP570 Superleggera

August 18th, 2010

Underground Racing put up some video of it’s first twin turbo build on red Ferrari F430 racing against a brand new Lamborghini LP570-5 Superleggera. While it’s not quite a fair race with the Ferrari sporting 1200+ horsepower vs the stock LP570 with it’s 570HP, it’s still interesting to see just how fast the Ferrari can leave behind the Lambo. Lamborghini twin turbos with anywhere from 800-1500 horsepower have been running around for years and are usually very drivable at those power levels since they can hold down the power with it’s AWD systems, we wonder how the Ferrari does when Read More

Optima Batteries Launches New Promotions

August 17th, 2010

Look under the hood of most performance vehicles and you’ll see the familiar “6-pack” shape of an Optima Battery. These unique batteries have are popular for street driving, weekend project cars and race vehicles. Optima Batteries offer a superior long-life due to their unique Spiralcell® design. To reward their enthusiast customers, every Optima Battery sold between July 1, 2010 and October 31, 2010 will include an on-pack collateral piece, filled with exclusive rebate offers and discounts from high-performance partners. These offers will add up to over $1,200 work of value. There are two offers, one to support cars/light trucks (YellowTop Read More

Porsche 911 Turbo PDK vs Mercedes SL65 AMG Black Series Drag Racing

August 15th, 2010

GTBoard put up a video of a 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo with the PDK transmission running heads up from a roll against the Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series. While the race was very close, it was surprising that the Porsche was able to jump ahead of the Benz each time when the race started, especially since the Mercedes V12 Twin Turbo Engine makes a lot more torque than the Porsche’s 6 cylinder twin turbo. After the initial 1 car or so jump of the Porsche, the SL65 Black Series hangs on and eventually starts pulling on the Porsche, although before Read More