This is the stuff that civil wars are fought over; which one is faster – the Lamborghini Huracan or the Ferrari 488GTB? Mama Mia! Let’s take a look and see. The Ferrari is making 661hp (at an amazing 8,000 RPM) using a 3.9-liter V8 engine. It can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3-seconds, has an adaptive suspension system, and a price tag of nearly $250K. In the other lane; the (all-wheel drive) Lambo is churning out 602hp with a 5.2-liter V10 engine. It has a 7-speed dual-clutch automated transmission, the capacity to accelerate from 0 to 60 Read More
Sure, they look and sound impressive, but did you ever wonder what kind of numbers a high-performance supercar would put up on the dyno? Lamborghini, McLaren, Bugatti, or Ferrari; they all draw our attention and spark our imagination but few of us can dream of owning one. Nevertheless, my curiosity is aroused whenever I consider interjecting such an automobile into a street racing scenario. Anyways, check out the dyno test. This is a stock Ferrari 488 GTB with a 3.9-liter V8 with a dual-clutch 7-speed automated manual transmission. It can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3-seconds flat and Read More
While we’ve seen a bunch of races between the Tesla Model S and various supercars, this is the first we’ve seen of the all new 7 passenger 5,600 pound Model X Tesla SUV racing. The Model X in the video is a P90D with the optional $10,000 Ludicrous mode going up against a bright red and loud Ferrari F430 with the F1 6 speed transmission. While the power to weight ratio is heavily in the Ferrari’s favor, the monstrous amount of instant torque and all wheel drive in the Tesla play a big role in this race.
This is roll racing action that borders on the fringe of the supernatural! Should I have the good fortune to cross paths with even one of these supercars during my meager commute, I must stop and thank my lucky stars. To witness both these luxurious racers at the same time is enough to take one’s breath away. Take a gander at this high-tone action. Is there no substitute for cubic-inches? Hmm, let’s see. The McLaren is a British by-product that utilizes a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V8 to irk out 666hp and 516 lb.-ft. of torque. It can blast from 0 to 60 Read More
We have what might be the first 1/4 mile time for the all new Ferrari 488 GTB powered by a 670HP 3.9L V8 along with rear wheel drive and a 7 speed dual clutch transmission. The new Ferrari ran an incredible 10.37 @ 137 MPH at Bahrain Drag Strip. Check out the video below:
This clip brings us a battle between a top-tier British supercar and a mind-blowing Italian icon. The British entry is a 2012 McLaren 650S with MSO bolt-ons and an EVOMS performance tuner. The Italian contender is a 2015 Ferrari F12 with an IPE exhaust system. The racing is of the roll variety and the course is a half-mile of flat, straight pavement. Both cars look stunning and both of them run a top speed of 162 mph but only one can win. You have to check out this hot heads-up action for yourself; complete with several angles from multiple Go-Pro Read More
With the all new Ferrari 488 GTB just starting to hit the streets, it’s awesome to see it in action in one of it’s first races, going from a roll against a McLaren MP4-12c. With the power advantage going to the Ferrari with it’s 661HP 3.9L V8 Twin Turbo vs the aging McLaren’s 3.8L V8 Twin Turbo and 616HP, the races were very close. The McLaren is able to fight off it’s power disadvantage with it’s lighter weight compared to the Ferrari. Either way while the new Ferrari is VERY fast indeed running right with the MP4-12C, it looks like Read More
One doesn’t often see the likes of the legendary 2014 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 getting spanked in a contest of speed but that is exactly what happens in this video. Shift S3ctor brings you another event from a closed airstrip. Fast cars and high speeds abound as the participants line up for some elite level roll racing. The Ferrari in this video is a 458. It features a 562hp v8 engine with a 7-speed dual clutch and F1 inspired suspension. The 2014 Shelby GT500 is equipped with a 5.8-liter supercharged and intercooled V8 engine that produces 662hp and 631-lb.-ft. of Read More
This clip comes to you from the iconic Santa Pod Raceway in Wellington, England. It features three of the most extraordinary supercars on the planet. From Italy we have the Ferrari La Ferrari. It boasts a fighter jet inspired profile and 950hp. The La Ferrari’s 789hp 6.3-liter V12 internal combustion engine gets a 161hp boost from an electric motor and it costs around $1.4-million. From Germany we have the Porsche 918 Spyder with 887hp and a 211 mph top-speed. It costs $1-million. Finally, from merry old England, the McLaren P1; it gets its 903hp from a 3.8-liter “petrol” engine and Read More
Check out this video of a McLaren 650S going up against a Ferrari 458 Italia from a dead stop using launch control as well as a 1st gear roll race. The McLaren’s 641HP 3.8L V8 Twin Turbo just hammers the Ferrari and it’s 570HP 4.5L naturally aspirated V8. We imagine that this is why Ferrari finally gave in and decided to go with a set of turbos for the Ferrari 488 GTB. Can the new Ferrari 488 GTB with it’s 661HP 3.9L V8 Twin Turbo compete with the McLaren 650S? We hope to find out soon!