Get a load of this Swedish missile as it cranks up – then tears up the track – eating-up mere mortal supercars along the way. This is one amazing car to look at and it sounds like a beast, too. It’s very rare so don’t miss this sighting from the legendary TT Circuit in Assen, Netherlands. The Koenigsegg Agera R (meaning “take action” in Swedish) is equipped with a twin-turbocharged 5.0-liter V8 engine. In factory trim, the Agera R makes 1,140hp and an astounding 88 lb.-ft. of torque. It can rocket from 0 to 60 mph in only 2.8-seconds, has Read More
Since the Model X took down the Ferrari F430 last week in a race we decided to bump up the speed a bit and pit the Model X against one of the quickest and fastest super cars available today, the McLaren 650S. With the McLaren’s 3.8L V8 Twin Turbo engine pumping out 641HP through the rear wheels and weighing in at 3,200 pounds and the Model X with it’s combined 762HP (560HP usable) AWD and 5,600 pounds, the Model X really isn’t a match at all, or is it? This depends on the situation, we decided to run the cars against each 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
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.