Roll Racing – Acura vs Audi

March 18th, 2016

I don’t know about you, but when I see any Acura (short of possibly an NSX) line up against a twin turbocharged Audi R8, the last thing that I expect is for the Acura to emerge victorious. After all the TT R8 (in factory trim) has built a sterling reputation as a high performance contender and this particular car has been modified to produce 1,000hp. So, what’s a poor little Integra left to do? Fret not; this is no ordinary Acura. It’s running a Precision 6466 turbocharger, a Motec ECU, and is shifting through a Dogbox transmission. Since the Acura Read More

Turbo Audi Blow Torch Street Racing

January 28th, 2016

This flame throwing turbocharged Audi S2 is taking Swedish street racing by storm. It’s rolling a 2.2-liter engine, a Precision 6466 turbocharger, and a 5-speed transmission. This setup is good for 791hp. Despite the screeching turbocharger and the intimidating blue flame belching from the cropped exhaust, the little German hatchback comes up short. It bucks up against a bodacious Dodge Duster that really lives up to its name – leaving the Audi in its dust. The Audi seems to encounter some type of malfunction out of the hole and the Dodge shows no mercy as it walks away easily; maybe next Read More

200 MPH Street Race: Audi R8 vs. Nissan GT-R

June 4th, 2015

This is a real battle of the big boys. Here is another clip from the MRL, featuring a 1500hp 2010 Audi R8 and a very potent Nissan GT-R in a rolling race on the streets. Both drivers are somewhat close mouthed about their respective steeds but, as they say, “it will all come out in the wash”. The R8 seems to take the initial advantage but it proves fleeting as the mighty GT-R powers past and blasts to over 200 mph, seriously energizing the driver. The powerful Nissan is built around a 4.1-liter Sonny Bryant drag racing engine with twin Read More

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