Lamborghini vs. Turbo Ford GT vs. Audi R8 Supercharged
The Smoking Tire heads out to Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch in a 370Z Roadster to find out which car can attain the highest speed on Spring Mountain's 2.7 mile road course. Can Matt Farah, driving a Lamborghini LP550-2, outgun a Twin turbo Ford GT and a Supercharged Audi R8? We will see.
The Legend: Turbo Buicks
The Smoking Tire heads out to Fontana, CA for a drag strip meetup with the
guys from turboBuick.com and learns
about the one-time "fastest car in America," the Buick Grand National.
What does a 1500HP Porsche Turbo feel like?
Matt is handed the keys to the Evolution Motorsport "Mayhem" 997 turbo and offered a single pull down the runway.
This is what it's like to make that pull with zero practice.
Filmed at Shift S3ctor Airstrip Attack www.shift-s3ctor.com
The Jaguar XF-RS HATES tires
The Smoking Tire finds a remote corner of the Mojave desert to test the
fastest four-door Jaguar money can buy, the XF-RS. It has a 550 HP
Supercharged V8, a sticky set of tires, and a giant wing, but is that
enough to unseat the M5, Audi's RS7, or the E63 from the top of the sedan
The Man Who Defines Lamborghini: Valentino Balboni - /DRIVEN
It's rare to find one person who can define an entire automotive brand.
With Lamborghini, one can only look at Valentino Balboni. Starting as an
intern with the car company, he moved his way up to test driver, driving
more Lamborghinis than anyone else on the planet. Now, he's a living
legend who defines and represents one of the greatest super car companies
in the world, Lamborghini.
New World's Fastest Car! Ford GT Bad v8 1700 Hp - 455.817 km/h ( Guinness World Records )
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Performance Power Racing Re-Sets the Guinness World Records holding for
Fastest Standing Mile-Street Car at 283.232 mph
Johnny Bohmer Owner of Performance Power Racing and Driver of the World
Famous BADD GT, along with Matt Lundy, Lead Design Tech, piloted the 1700+
horse power Ford GT down NASA's Shuttle Landing Facility Runway this week
setting a new Guinness World Record at 283.232 mph in the Standing Mile.
The Standing Mile is an event in which a vehicle, from a dead stop,
accelerates completely through the one mile mark.
Ford GT Inspection: Should we buy or not?
Today I'm traveling to Pittsburgh, PA for the day to inspect a Ford GT
before a potential purchase for a client. Lots of research was done prior
to my trip, but I need to verify the fact in person before giving my
recommendation or encouraging the buyer to walk away. Let me know your
thoughts...should it be a buy or a walk? (based solely on condition. Price
is obviously still remains to be determined)
Heffner Performance 1100 WHP Twin Turbo Lamborghini Murcielago Dyno
http://heffnersperformance.com/ After several long months of development
we have completed our twin turbo
Murcielago. As of August 2009 we have tuned the car up to 1 bar of Boost which resulted in just over 1100 RWHP.
For now we are playing around with the car at various Boost levels and documenting the differences
in performance with our trusty V Box.
In 90 degree heat the car pulled off a 5.10 second 60-130 at around 950
RWHP. For reference a stock 580 horsepower Murcielago takes
around 9.5 seconds to make the leap from 60 to 130.
With a little more Boost it will dip
into the 4 second range for sure.
The Heffner Twin turbo Murcielago is an
absolute blast to drive and sounds like nothing we have ever heard.
Please contact us at 941-359-0900 for further information and pricing.
How good is a Supercharged Lamborghini Gallardo?
The Smoking Tire finds the best driving road in California and the best car
we've ever driven to tackle it: VF Engineering's all new Supercharged
Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4. With 760HP and 600 lb/ft of torque going
through all 4 wheels, this car redefines fast.
Air Suspension - Can You Really Have it All?
In the past I've thought of air suspension as a modification reserved for
trucks, low riders, and show cars. But what about sports cars? Is it
possible to have the look you want at a show, the handling you want at the
limit, and the practicality of clearing speed bumps and driveways? The guys
from Accuair Suspensions say there is, so we put their Audi S4 to the test.
German Supercar Shootout! SLS AMG vs R8 V10 vs 911 Turbo
Editor-At-Large Arthur St. Antoine "escapes" to Las Vegas and beyond with
three German supercars - the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, the 2010 Audi R8
V10 and the 2010 Porsche 911 turbo - in
search of "the perfect road".
Read the full story here:
Shot by: Mike Suggett, Gordon Green & Terren Lin
Edited by: Mike Suggett
Supercar Shootout! - Epic 5-Car Drag Race
We line up five of the world's hottest new exotic cars for a
once-in-a-lifetime drag race.
Shot By: Mike Suggett, Jim Gleason, Terren Lin
Edited By: Mike Suggett
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