McLaren says the 675LT will run a 10.4 @ 142 MPH 1/4 Mile

July 20th, 2015




McLaren just released the official specifications for their McLaren 675LT, a track focused car that drops 200 pounds of weight and adds power to it’s 3.8L V8 Twin Turbo engine.  With updated internals and revised turbochargers on the 3.8L V8,  the 675LT makes 666HP @ 7,100 RPM.  Also updated was the 7 speed SSG transmission using F1 derived ignition cut technology allowing for even faster gear changes and less drop in power. Performance specs are listed at 0-60 MPH in 2.8 seconds, 0-100 MPH in 5.5 seconds and a 1/4 mile of 10.4 @ 142 MPH.  Since we’ve gone 10.2 Read More






Tesla Model S P85D Insane Mode vs BMW i8

July 19th, 2015




Check out these races between a Tesla Model S P85D with Insane mode going heads up against a BMW i8.   The first video has the two running heads up from a dead stop, with the Tesla pulling 0-60 MPH in just 3.2 seconds, the BMW falls quite a ways behind. In the 2nd video the two battle it out from a 15 MPH roll, 60 MPH roll and 40 MPH roll.  Each time the Tesla’s huge instant torque advantage allow it get ahead with the BMW hanging on afterwards. On one of the last races the Tesla starts to get too hot, throws an error Read More






3-Deep AWD Street Battle

July 17th, 2015




What do you get when you mix up three high-performance all-wheel drive imports and throw them out in the street? What you get is some launch happy three-way dig racing. Check out this video as these three turbocharged monsters square off in a street battle for the ages. Starting with the black sedan, which is the infamous Darth Vader Subaru STi; all-wheel drive is the order of the day. Hoosier 8.5-inch wide tires on all four corners help this ominous machine hook up and it needs all the help it  can get. It is equipped with a 2.5-liter boxer engine Read More






2015 McLaren 650S Spider Launch Control Demonstration

July 16th, 2015




We have some initial test results from a 2015 McLaren 650S Spider using it’s launch control system along with a VBOX and GoPro to record the action.  Equipped with the factory provided Pirelli Corsa tires the McLaren 650S did amazingly well on the street with a 0-60 MPH time of just 2.8 seconds while continuing on to 100 MPH in 5.9 seconds and a 1/4 mile time of 10.55 @ 135.7 MPH.  This is with some slight tire spin at the top of 1st gear and the start of 2nd gear. These results are very impressive considering the hot and humid Read More






2,000HP Furious 7 Maximus Charger Exposed

July 16th, 2015




If you are a fan of the Fast and Furious Saga, then you don’t want to miss this video. It gives us an inside look at the Maximus 2000 Charger (featured in the final scene of Furious 7) as described by Tom Nelson, of Nelson Racing Engines (NRE). It is a handcrafted replica of a 1968 Dodge Charger – with a few new twists. For one, the body is 6-inches wider than a stock ’68 Charger so the 18-inch wide tires on the rear look like average street tires. The first thing you will notice is the paint job (or Read More






1,200-Mile Road Trip in a 6-Second Street Beast

July 15th, 2015




In what must be the equivalent of the ultimate Iron-Man competition for an elite class street racer, three drivers recently set out to conquer Rocky Mountain Race Week. This 1,200-mile test of speed and endurance rolls through the Rockies and in to Pueblo, Colorado, then they trek to Great Bend, Kansas, before heading to Kearney, Nebraska, after that they make a u-turn and the journey culminates back in Denver, Colorado. For each step of the journey, there is a full day of heads up dig racing. For at least three individual drivers, this entire trip is taken in a bad-axe, Read More






Drag Racing: 800HP AWD Jeep SRT8

July 14th, 2015




Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em – and by that I mean all four tires (at the same time). This late model Grand Cherokee lays the smack down on a twin turbocharged Cutlass, some bodacious sports cars, and several high-powered turbo diesel pickups, on his way to the finals and an overall victory. This “grocery-getter” is powered by a 6.4-liter (that’s 392-cubic-inches) HEMI with a Procharger bolted on. Total output is estimated at 800hp, but some of this guy’s opponents may argue that it is much higher. Despite the fact that it is equipped with street radials, this all-wheel-drive SUV Read More






2100HP TT Lamborghini Huracan Busts 200MPH

July 13th, 2015




Press the PLAY button and say hello to what is being billed as the world’s first twin turbocharged Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4. This lime green beauty showed up at the Texas Invitational Automotive Airfield Exhibition presented by the Texas Speed Syndicate, all the way down in Houston, Texas. Then the gang at Underground Racing proceeded to show out – wrenching the X Package equipped Italian screamer to speeds of over 200mph. Right “out of the box” the Huracan is no trifling street car. It is outfitted with a 5.2-liter V10 engine that produces 602hp. It is an all-wheel drive, 2-passenger, mid-engine Read More






McLaren 650S VS Lamborghini Aventador

July 10th, 2015




This video, which was recorded on a closed airstrip, depicts a McLaren 650S going head to head with a Lamborghini Aventador. This is roll racing between two of the premier supercars of the day. While the Lamborghini looks pretty menacing in all black, we know that the 650S is also a predator of astronomical proportions. McLaren calls the 650S an entry level car, and it costs only a shade over a quarter-million-dollars. It is equipped with a 3.8-liter twin turbocharged V8 engine that produces 641hp, mated to a seven-speed dual clutch transmission. Zero to sixty can be achieved in less Read More






Loose on the Streets: 1350HP Twin Turbo Viper

July 9th, 2015




What do a pair of twin turbocharged Dodge Vipers, a turbocharged Supra, a supercharged C7, and a 900hp ZR1 have in common? Well, for one thing, they are all in this video clip and for another – they are all running amuck on the streets in an all out roll racing extravaganza. While these cars are all easy on the eyes, it ain’t how you look – its what ‘cha got under the hood. The first entry is a C7 Chevy Corvette. She is supercharged, with a methanol injection system to cool things down, and making 820hp (at the rear Read More






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