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Viper, ZR1, LP640, SL65 BS Heads up

Car and Driver posted a video and review running the Dodge Viper, Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, Lamborghini Murciélago, and Mercedes SL65 AMG Black Series running heads up. Here is a summary of their performance results:

2008 Dodge Viper Coupe
1/4 mile: 11.8 @ 128 MPH
0-60 MPH: 3.6
0-150 MPH: 16.4

2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
1/4 mile: 11.7 @ 127 MPH
0-60 MPH: 3.6
0-150 MPH: 17.1

2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series
1/4 mile: 11.7 @ 126 MPH
0-60 MPH: 3.6
0-150 MPH: 17.9

Lamborghini Murciélago LP640
1/4 mile: 11.5 @ 127 MPH
0-60 MPH: 3.2
0-150 MPH: N/A

The most interesting matchup here is the Viper and the ZR1, this appears to be the first time they have been tested together. While the ZR1 won the 1/4 mile race, the Viper appears to have more top end pulling power, trapping higher in the 1/4 mile, and further extending the lead, beating the ZR1 to 150 MPH by 7/10th of a second. In the end, it’s a drivers race with the Viper and ZR1, both are very fast and amazing performers, although ultimately Car and Driver awarded the ZR1 first place and the Viper 4th place. Check out the video below as well as the link to the full article:

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