Porsche 911 Turbo S vs. Tesla Model S Plaid – Street Hits

April 13th, 2024

Some serious power is making it to the pavement when these two all-wheel drive supercars take to the interstate (in Mexico) for some high-speed low-drag shenanigans. Grab your gear and buckle-up ‘cause it’s about to get real. The 2022 Porsche 911 Turbo S is a German juggernaut. Featuring a rear-mounted twin turbocharged all-aluminum 3.7-liter flat six engine, the 911 Turbo S can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.2-seconds and blast through the quarter-mile in 10.7 seconds @ 137 mph. At a curb weight of 3,646-pounds, the Porsche 911 Turbo S has a top speed (electronically controlled) of 205 Read More

Dodge Demon 170 vs. Modified BMW M5 Competition – 60 to 150 Street Hits

April 10th, 2024

Tonight, we get a look at the new Mopar hot rod. The Dodge Demon 170 is the latest and greatest thing to come out of Motown since Gladys Knight and the Pips. The big reveal will be unfolding on the streets (of Mexico). At a curb weight of 4,096-pounds, the all-wheel drive 2022 BMW M5 Competition is equipped with an all-aluminum twin turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 engine capable of producing 627hp and 553 lb.-ft. of torque in stock trim. Using the 8-speed automatic transmission, the M5 can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.6-seconds and turn the standing quarter-mile in Read More

North vs. South Cash Days – 40 Cars $15K

April 8th, 2024

We join the 1320 crew down in Immokalee, Florida for a Small Tire Cash Days event with an estimated forty competitors for $15K in cash. This will be a No Prep single elimination winner take all contest that pits vehicles from the North against their counterparts from South of the Mason Dixon line. Let’s get it on! Right outta the gate, we’re looking at a Chevrolet Vega with a turbocharged small block V8. This beast (sponsored by Fuel Tech?) is estimated to make 1,800hp. BILLYTH3KID (Street Racing Channel) is also on hand. He’s running multiple classes with his twin turbo Read More

ProCharged F-Body Camaro vs. Charger Hellcat – 60 to 150 Street Hits

April 5th, 2024

We are taking it back to the streets (of Mexico) this evening for some high-spirited roll racing action. This will be a Chevrolet versus Dodge battle and it will be a single pass for all the marbles. Enjoy. A rear-wheel drive sedan, the Dodge Charger Hellcat is one of the most powerful mass-produced vehicles ever made. Equipped with a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 HEMI, the Hellcat is capable of producing 797hp and 707 lb.-ft. of torque. In stock condition the Charger Hellcat could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5-seconds and turn the quarter-mile in 11.5-seconds @ 126 mph despite Read More

SUV Shootout – Lotus Eletre R vs. Lamborghini Urus

April 5th, 2024

Today we hit the drag strip to test a pair of powerful sport utility vehicles for pure performance. This contest between European automakers also involves an added element of intrigue pitting all-electric against internal combustion. Let’s have a glance at the machinery. Matt (from Car Wow) is in the Lotus Eletre R. This thing uses an electric motor on each axle to generate the equivalent of 903hp and 726 lb.-ft. of torque. At a curb weight of 5,850-pounds, this heavyweight can blow through the standing quarter mile in 10.3-seconds and accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.7-seconds. At a Read More

Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye vs. Mustang GT Headers and E85 – 50 to 150 Street Hits

April 2nd, 2024

These enthusiasts are taking this grudge race to the streets (of Mexico) for some satisfaction in the form of roll racing. The competitors will be pushing their modern-day muscle cars to the brink in a series of wide-open-throttle disputes measured in maximum miles per hour. Put on your big boy britches and buckle-up, it’s time to go street racing. In the right lane is the Ford Mustang GT. It comes from the factory with a naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V8 engine mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. Maximum output is rated at 460hp in stock condition. Car and Driver Magazine says Read More

C8 Chevrolet Corvette vs. BMW M5 Competition – Street Hits

March 29th, 2024

Running on the streets (of Mexico) tonight, we have a shootout between import and domestic. The Chevy is bone stock and the BMW is only slightly modified for performance. Shall we examine the chariots? In white is the 2021 BMW M5 Competition. Equipped with a twin turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 engine, the all-wheel drive M5 is capable of producing 617hp and 553 lb.-ft. of torque in stock trim. Tipping the scales at 4,237-pounds, this BMW can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.8-seconds and turn the standing quarter-mile in 10.9-seconds @ 128 mph. Top speed is 190 mph and this Read More

Heavyweight Single Elimination Battle at Street Car Takeover

March 28th, 2024

These are some of the heaviest – and fastest – cars in the west and they’re getting prepared to face off in single elimination drag racing action. Vehicles must weigh more than 4,200-pounds to compete in the Heavyweight Class at Street Car Takeover (SCT) Denver. As you can imagine, this class will draw many trucks, SUVs and all-wheel drive vehicles that tend to be a bit viscous. Let’s take a look at the roster as the First Round begins. Up first is the fastest Cadillac CTS-V in the World. He’s claiming a 7-second standing quarter-mile and looking good doing so. Read More

Audi SQ5 vs Mustang GT – 50 to 150 Street Hits

March 26th, 2024

There is no way that a compact SUV can run with a modified muscle car, right? No way that a grocery getter can hang in there with a hard-charging V8 sports car that has a stripped-out cockpit. It ain’t happening, correct? A decade ago, the answer would have been a resounding “yes”. Fortunately, today’s SUV will not be denied the chance to shine. The SUV in question is the 2020 Audi SQ5 with Quattro all-wheel drive. In factory condition, the SQ5 is not terribly impressive from a performance standpoint. However, the all-wheel drivetrain and turbocharged V6 offer a firm foundation Read More

European Three-Way – BMW vs. Mercedes vs. Porsche Drag Race

March 25th, 2024

Far across the pond, somewhere in jolly old England, the Carwow staff have assembled a trio of luxurious sports sedans. Currently in various stages of modification, these European models will line up – side-by-side – and put it all on the line in a series of drag races. This should be fun. On the left is the all-wheel drive BMW M8 Gran Coupe with its 4.4-liter twin turbo V8 engine. At a curb weight of 4,365-pounds the M8 can produce 625hp at peak RPM. In stock trim this top-tier BMW could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.7-seconds and Read More

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