McLaren MP4-12C runs 10.55 @ 134.56 MPH Drag Racing 1/4 Mile, quickest stock production car behind the Veyron

March 16th, 2013

We had some time testing out the 2012 McLaren MP4-12C to get some real world all out drag racing and performance results at Palm Beach International Raceway.   The McLaren MP4-12C is powered by a 3.8L Twin Turbocharged V8 pumping out 616HP through a 7 speed dual clutch transmission.  The car we tested had the 2013 updates provided by McLaren that brings the 2012 to the 2013 spec which includes a bump in power from 592 to 616HP as well as reprogrammed transmission logic. This McLaren was equipped with the carbon ceramic brakes, sport exhaust and super light wheels which saves Read More

Supercharged Chevrolet Corvette LSX runs in the 8.56 @ 160 MPH.

March 7th, 2013

Here is a great video from RoadTestTV of a 900 horsepower supercharged Corvette Z06 running an 8.56 @ 160 MPH at Palm Beach International Raceway.   This superfast Corvette swapped it’s standard 6 speed manual transmission for a PowerGlide transmission allowing for amazing launch off the line.

Infiniti G37 Loaner car runs 13 flat drag racing

March 4th, 2013

Take a look at this Infiniti G37 loaner car that was taken to the drag strip and ended up running the best time ever for a stock Infiniti G37. Powered by a 328HP 3.7L V6 the base model sedan ran an impressive 13.09 @ 106.38 MPH. The VBOX recorded a 0-60MPH time of just 4.78 seconds.  Not bad for a car you can lease for less than $400/month.  Weather was optimal with a DA of -149 feet at Palm Beach International Raceway. Take a look at the video, pictures and timeslip below: 2013 Infiniti G37 Timeslip

Lamborghini Aventador Donuts AWD Burnout Video

March 4th, 2013

The DFC club was out for a breakfast cruise when one of it’s members in his Lamborghini Aventador proceeds to pull off some pretty wicked AWD donuts in a mall parking lot.   Take a look at this $450k, 700HP V12 smoke machine burn through some expensive tires!

McLaren MP4-12c vs Ford GT 1 mile race

March 2nd, 2013

Here is a great video of a 2012 McLaren MP4-12c running heads up against a Ford GT with a pulley, tune and throttle body upgrade in a 1 mile rolling start race.   The McLaren is bone stock and hasn’t had the 2013 factory upgrade done yet that adds another 30-40 horsepower.  We’ve had similar Ford GTs on the dyno putting down 635 horsepower to the rear wheels and we just reported on a non-updated McLaren putting down 517 horsepower to the rear wheels. The power to weight ratio is pretty close between the two with the McLaren at 5.81 Read More

Turbo Ford Mustang gets totally airborne half way down the drag strip

March 1st, 2013

A turbo Ford Mustang at South Georgia Motorsports Park gets totally airborne half way down the drag strip.   Take a look at this amazing video and how he recovered without hitting the wall or anything else.

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