We have some video and time slip data from ToTheFloor of the first real world 1/4 mile run by the new McLaren 675LT that just happens to making it’s first pass vs a Lamborghini Huracan at Palm Beach International Raceway. The McLaren 675LT drops some weight from the standard 650S, weighing in at around 3,000 pounds and adds power as well, making 666HP from it’s 3.8L V8 Twin Turbocharged engine. These stats tower over the Huracan’s 3,400 pounds and naturally aspirated 5.2L V10 making 610HP. The only advantage the Huracan has during a 1/4 mile race it’s it’s all wheel Read More
We’ve an impressive showing from the McLaren 570S recently running 10.2 @ 135 MPH, but also came across this race from a roll between a McLaren 570S and the older MP4-12C. Check out the video below to see how the 570S with 570HP does against the MP4-12C with 616HP.
We just got in the first 1/4 mile times in for the a new McLaren 570S running at a private rental at Atco Raceway, NJ and the results are impressive. In completely stock form including OEM tires, the McLaren 570S ran a best time of 10.27 @ 135 MPH with a few other passes in the 10.4 – 10.5 range. While the 570S shares the same 3.8L V8 Twin Turbo engine as the more expensive 650S, it’s making 80 less HP than the 650S as per the specifications from McLaren, however, with these 1/4 mile results that is clearly Read More
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
Check out this race from the StreetCarDrags.com event this past Sunday with a Porsche 918 Spyder running against a McLaren 650S Spider at Palm Beach International Raceway. The 918 Spyder with it’s 887HP 4.6L V8 along with electric motors ran a very impressive 9.8 @ 145 MPH with it’s all wheel drive and dual clutch transmission. The McLaren 650S struggled off the line spinning the tires with it’s 641HP 3.8L V8 Twin Turbo and rear wheel drive setup running 10.9 @ 134 MPH although it’s best run of the day was 10.3 @ 137.5 MPH. We believe this is the quickest real Read More
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
While the McLaren 650S is one fast car, it’s big brother the McLaren P1 is in another league as you’ll see in this video from TheBayAreaRacing at a half mile Shift Sector event of the two running heads up. While the 650S appears to get a slight jump the P1 leaves it behind quickly on it’s way to finish up the half mile at a terminal speed of 179 MPH compared to the 650S speed of 160 MPH.
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
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!