Porsche 918 Spyder – Roll and Dig Racing

February 8th, 2016

You gotta see what happens when a million-dollar Porsche 918 Spyder shows up at the Street Car Takeover in Atlanta, Georgia. Unlike most footage that you see of this elite supercar, this clip brings us some drag racing in addition to some roll racing. First up is a dig racing pass against a overmatched Camaro. The Porsche lays down a 10-second pass and he ain’t even got warmed-up yet. Next we find out that Ferdinand did not create all Porsches equally, as the 918 runs all over a 911 Turbo. There’s tons of great racing action and (for the record) Read More

Porsche 918 Spyder runs 9.8 @ 145 MPH vs McLaren 650S Spider Drag Racing 1/4 Mile

February 1st, 2016

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

Porsche 918 Spyder tears up the drag strip running 10 flat

January 16th, 2016

You don’t see hyper cars like the Porsche 918 Spyder, McLaren P1 or the Ferrari LaFerrari at the drag strip that often, so watching this Porsche 918 Spyder tear down the strap pass after pass is just awesome to watch. With a 4.7L V8, electric motors, 887HP and all wheel drive the 918 Spyder looks like a bracket racer out on the track with multiple passes back to back running 10 flat @ 143-144 MPH. Porsche 918 Spyder Data Page: 10.04 @ 144.2 MPH Check out the video below:

1000HP Super Street Throw-Down

December 23rd, 2015

Check out this street throw-down between a twin turbo Porsche 997 with a VVi built 3.8-liter engine (putting down 1,038hp) and C6 Corvette with a Thompson Motorsports 370-cubic-inch V8, an 88-millimeter Precision turbocharger, specially built 6L80E automatic transmission with a 3400 stall converter (making around 1.000hp on 16 psi of boost). Now toss in a C7 ‘Vette (911whp) with a F1A Procharger, upgraded cylinder heads, a methanol injection kit, and a Borla exhaust system and you have got a serious horsepower situation. Now, run and tell that! This is a back-and-forth affair on some less-than deserted streets. Just when the Read More

Chi-Town Street Shootout

December 22nd, 2015

This clip features big-league roll racing from the streets of Chicago. Some pretty heavy hitters showed up; including an array of Nissan GT-Rs, a turbocharged Porsche, and a 600hp Corvette Z06. Check out the action as these bad boys run three (and sometimes even four) wide through the streets of a deserted metropolis. The Z06 ‘Vette held his own throughout the night but the Alpha 9 GT-R proved to be untouchable (get it? another reference to Chicago?). It rolls out strong with an AMS performance package that incorporates a pair of Alpha 9 billet wheel turbochargers, Alpha spec wastegate actuators, Read More

Drag Race – Porsche 918 vs Stunt Plane

November 20th, 2015

Have you ever seen a car that could whip a plane in a race? Well, this video shows you a Porsche that has everything it takes to gut it out against a plane and win by a nose. This is a close contest that showcases this revolutionary little stunt plane (called the Christen Eagle II) performing a handful of aerobatic stunts, then getting spanked by a ground-bound craft. The Porsche 918 is an innovative supercar in its own right. It features a 4.6-liter V8 engine that produces 608hp and a pair of electric motors that make an additional 279hp and Read More

Street Battle – Baltic Supra vs Nasty 1000whp Porsche

November 9th, 2015

The fantastic looking Baltic Toyota Supra is ripping up the streets again in this epic street battle with a souped-up Porsche 997. This video brings you multiple passes with several GoPro camera angles that put you inside of each car. Believe it or not, the Supra proves to be way too much for the Porsche to handle. Check it out. The Baltic Supra has been upgraded with a Real Street built engine and a 100hp shot of nitrous. Real Street beefed up the 3.4-liter engine with a set of Carillo H-Beam connecting rods, CP 9:1 pistons, Titan billet main bearing Read More

Hypercar Shootout from the U.K.

October 30th, 2015

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

10-Wide Drag Racing World’s Best Supercars

October 6th, 2015

Concluding the 2015 Best Driver’s Car Week, on a closed airstrip at the El Toro Marine Base in Irvine, California, the Motor Trend Channel brings us a star studded lineup that includes all 10-contenders for the title of Best Driver’s Car. That’s right – 10 of the world’s best supercars and sports cars squaring off in an epic 1/4-mile battle for all the marbles. In alphabetical order, the lineup includes a Bentley Continental GT3-R, a Cadillac ATS-V, a Cadillac CTS-V, a Chevrolet Corvette Z06, a Lexus RC F, a Mazda MX-5 Miata (?), a Mercedes-Benz AMG C63 S, a Mercedes-Benz Read More

First Look 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4

September 30th, 2015

This is the Porsche that the doubters said would never come to pass. Well, observe the evidence. Check out this video as veteran race driver Randy Probst puts this Canary Yellow masterpiece through its paces on California’s sunny Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway. No, it’s not drag racing but this is one sweet ride. The 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 rides on Pilot Sport Cup radials, giving it massive grip in the corners and the carbon braking system yields some pretty impressive stopping power. A mid-mounted DOHC 3.8-liter six-cylinder engine delivers 385hp to the six-speed close ratio manual transmission, providing ample acceleration. Read More

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