Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SV on the Dyno, AWD and RWD

January 20th, 2012

Here are some dyno graphs and videos of a Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SV that was strapped down to the dyno to test what kind of power it’s putting down at the wheels in both AWD and RWD configurations. In 4th gear and completely stock form it put down 585 horsepower and 432 ft-lbs of torque at all 4 wheels. They subsequently removed the driveshaft and front differential that powers the front wheels and ran another dyno test and the car put down 602 horsepower and 440 ft-lbs of torque using just the rear wheels. That’s about a 3% horsepower gain Read More

Video: Aventador LP700 vs Gallardo Superleggera Twin Turbo

January 12th, 2012

Here is some video footage of a stock 700 horsepower Lamborghini Aventador LP700 going up against a Gallardo Superleggera Heffner Twin Turbo on the low boost setting making around 1150 horsepower (1000 whp). The Aventador is clearly outmatched in both weight and power as the video shows one fast car getting trounced by a really fast car. The Aventador’s speedometer shows 158 MPH when he let off with the Gallardo way ahead. Source: DrivingForceClub

Mercedes-Benz SLR RENNtech runs 9.7 @ 140 MPH to be the quickest and fastest modern Mercedes in the world

January 7th, 2012

A RENNtech modified Mercedes-Benz SLR ran an amazing 9.76 @ 140.8 MPH at Palm Beach International Raceway last night capturing the records for being the quickest and fastest modern Mercedes in the world. This SLR was coming off the line super hard on Hoosier slicks with a 1.42 60′ time. We are waiting for the VBOX data to confirm, but we estimate this launch puts the SLR at around 2.2 seconds from 0-60 MPH. Power for this SLR was bumped up around 160 horsepower over stock with the host of RENNtech modifications. In stock form the SLR puts down around Read More