Koenigsegg One:1 Drag Racing @ 225 MPH

May 26th, 2015

The Koenigsegg One:1 (pronounced one-to-one) is referred to as a “mega-car” instead of a supercar. In this clip, from the VMAX 200 Hypermax event near London, England, you will observe it taking on supercars from all over the globe and winning at speeds of around 225 mph. While it is not the quickest from the line, its winning power-to-weight-ratio eventually overcomes most competitors near the quarter-mile mark. As the name implies, this mega-car is the only production car in existence to boast one megawatt of horsepower. A megawatt of power indicates that the One:1 produces one pferdestarke (.986 hp) per Read More

Hellcat e85 Conversion Increased Horsepower Reduced Emissions

April 22nd, 2015

Everyone knows that the 2015 Dodge Hellcat is built for speed and performance with a factory horsepower rating of 707 (at the crankshaft). What you may not know is this: Serious Horsepower (SHP) out of Houston, Texas, is in the business of making high-performance machines (such as the Hellcat) produce even more horsepower while running on cleaner e85 fuel. In this video, the factory Hellcat posted 672 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque (at the rear wheels) burning 93-octane fuel. After the car was expertly modified by SHP, using HP Tuners 2.25 Software, a Kenne Bell Boost-a-Pump, and upgraded fuel Read More

2015 McLaren 570S Debuts in New York City

March 31st, 2015

Check out the latest model from British supercar manufacturer McLaren. The 2015 McLaren 570S is just one model in a new line of “sport-series” supercars that are designed to push the limits of performance to the brink while maintaining excellent drivability. With such stunning credentials as the ability to rocket from 0 to 62 mph in 3.2-seconds, 0 to 124 mph in only 9.5-seconds, and an electronically regulated top-speed of 204 mph, the 570S certainly seems super indeed. Fifty-years of Formula 1 racing experience are brought to bear in every 570S. From the lightweight carbon-fiber monocoque shell to the mid-mounted Read More

2015 Lamborghini Aventador 750-4 SV

March 4th, 2015

This raging bull, built with a carbon-fiber monocoque cabin, naturally aspirated V12 engine, and magneto-rheological front and rear suspension, may just be the most capable Lamborghini supercar ever built. Watch as this beautiful beast takes on a savage “S” curve and overcomes whatever obstacles are cast in its way. The 2015 Aventador SV is a limited edition masterpiece outfitted with a 750-horsepower 60-degree V12 engine. Fuel delivery is via multi-port fuel injection and it features a dry sump oiling system. The transmission is a 7-speed ISR (with 3 different drive modes) connected to a Haldex Generation IV all-wheel drive system. Read More