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

Challenger Hellcat Jailbreak vs. C63 AMG 507 – Street Hits

February 8th, 2024

In an all-out assault on the streets (of Mexico) tonight we have the latest version of the Dodge Challenger Hellcat rolling out against a beast of a Mercedes-Benz coupe. Both these cars are loaded with performance features from the factory. Let’s take a closer look before they take to the blacktop. The rear-wheel drive 2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG 507 is near the top of the MB lineup. With a 507hp all-aluminum 6.2-liter V8 working under the hood, it’s easy to understand why. Mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, the ultra-smooth V8 boasts four-valves per cylinder and direct fuel injection. Read More

Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG vs. BMW M3 Competition – Street Hits

January 26th, 2024

Tonight, we get right in the wheelhouse for European road cars. There will be roll racing on the interstate in Mexico. Top tier hot rods from Mercedes-Benz and BMW will slug it out in the cool night air as street racers gather and do what street races do. In the left lane is the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG 507. So, the 507 variant of the AMG C63 means special forged rims and a 507hp 6.2-liter naturally aspirated all-aluminum V8 engine. This rear-wheel drive coupe can accelerate from 0 t0 60 mph in 3.9-seconds and turn the standing quarter-mile in 12.3-seconds Read More

800HP Porsche 911 Turbo S vs. Texas Streets

January 23rd, 2024

Oh, yeah! It’s on in the streets of Texas (Mexico) this evening. What we have is a modified Porsche 911 Turbo S that’s feeling froggy. With zero lily pads in the vicinity, he’s jumping on loud, shiny things with four wheels. Let’s see how it shakes out. Upgraded with an AIM Performance ES 800 turbo kit, our Porsche is trolling the boulevard for its next victim. He happens upon an unsuspecting Chevrolet Camaro SS with upgraded camshaft, cylinder heads and intake manifold. Fur ruffles and confrontation seems eminent. The two cars pull alongside one another and come up to speed Read More

Kong Ported Cadillac CTS-V vs. Big Turbo Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

October 12th, 2023

What we have here is a grudge race on the streets (of Mexico). Tonight, a pair of luxury cars – from different sides of the planet – will lock horns in a contest of pure speed and acceleration. It’s roll racing in the cool night air. The 2012 Cadillac CTS-V coupe is powered by a supercharged 6.2-liter LSA V8 engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. In factory trim, this car is rated at 556hp and 551 lb.-ft. of torque. Now it has been modified to improve performance. Mods include a built engine and transmission, Kong Performance supercharger porting, oversize Read More

Modified Mayhem – MB AMG GT S vs. C7 Corvette Z06 Street Hits

August 16th, 2023

Taking advantage of the wide lanes and long straightaways in Old Mexico, we have a pair of heavy hitters. These cars are modified to increase peak performance and designed to compete in roll racing on the street. Shall we have a closer look? In the right lane is the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S Coupe. This hand built German luxury machine is powered by a twin turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine that can make 515hp and 494 lb.-ft. of torque in factory trim. The stock AMG GT S can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5-seconds and turn the quarter-mile in Read More

Top Ten Street Races of 2022 – Viper, Lambo, Supra, Vette, McLaren and More

December 27th, 2022

These are the ten best street (roll racing) hits of the past year. Even if you despise compilation videos, you’ll appreciate this short clip of the greatest interstate battles of 2022. Buckle-up. First on the card is a contest between a Corvette ZR1 (7.0-liter engine with performance cylinder heads and camshaft) versus a stock McLaren 720S. This is a close contest that has the McLaren jumping out to an early lead. The Corvette catches up in second gear and overtakes the expensive import in third. Vette for the win. Next up is a three-way clash between a twin turbo Lamborghini Read More

Bone Stock – Nissan GT-R vs. Mustang GT500 vs. Mercedes-Benz AMG GTS

September 21st, 2022

Here we have a three-way between some of the baddest production street machines in the world. All the cars are in factory condition and al are extremely powerful. They will compete today in drag and roll racing competition. The 3,915-pound Nissan GT-R R35 is an all-wheel drive coupe equipped with a twin turbocharged 3.8-liter V6 engine. Shifting duties are left to a 6-speed dual-clutch transmission. The Nissan is capable of producing 565hp and 467 lb.-ft. of torque. From Detroit, Michigan, the Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 is a rear-wheel drive coupe tipping the scale at 4,171-pounds. With a supercharged 5.2-liter powerplant, Read More

Grocery Getter vs. Supercars – Mercedes-Benz E63S AMG and Modded GT-Rs

March 31st, 2022

Maybe it’s just me, but if I fork out a $100K on a supercar, I certainly don’t want to get gapped by a station wagon — any station wagon. This clip brings us the struggle that ensues when a pair of Nissan GT-R owners get attacked by a rabid Mercedes grocery getter. In the spirit of maximum disclosure, some cars featured in this video have been modified to improve performance and handling. On the agenda for today are roll racing and drag racing contests. The affair has been arranged in a best of three format. Warning: The British weather is Read More

Mercedes vs. Chevrolet – Street Hits

March 22nd, 2022

In an unlikely pairing of performance machinery, we get to see a 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG take on a 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Both cars have been modified for speed. The all-wheel drive Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG is equipped with a twin turbocharged 5.5-liter V8 engine and an automatic transmission. In stock trim, this luxury sedan can produce 577hp and 590 lb.-ft. of torque. This unit has a built engine that includes upgraded connecting rods and pistons. It has also been modified with Pure Stage 2 turbochargers, performance air filters, a full racing exhaust system, high-flow fuel pumps, a heat exchanger, Read More