2008 Dodge Viper ACR vs 2005 Maserati MC12 at Nurburgring

Dodge Viper ACR: $107,225 3366 lbs/600 hp 5.61 lbs/hp Maserati MC12: $792,000 3150 lbs/624 hp 5.04 lbs/hp

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2008 Dodge Viper ACR vs 2004 Ferrari Enzo at Nurburgring
Dodge Viper ACR: $107,225 3366 lbs/600 hp 5.61 lbs/hp Ferrari Enzo: $652,000 3009 lbs/660 hp 4.56 lbs/hp

SRT Viper ACR-X onboard record lap video at the Nurburgring Nordschleife in 7:03
Viper ACR-X was the last version of the second generation of the American supercar previously known as Dodge Viper. It is a race car specifically designed to compete in the Dodge Viper Cup Series and as all Vipers is powered by a V10 8.4-litre engine with a manual transmission which in this race car reaches a power output of 640 HP. Its record time at the Ring set in 2011 is 7:03.058, 9.072 seconds faster than the road-going Viper ACR. More videos? Visit our YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sportscaronvideo http://www.sportscaronvideo.com You can also follow us on: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/SportsCarOnVideo Twitter http://twitter.com/SportsCarVideo Google+ http://plus.google.com/b/103832165424703788113/103832165424703788113/posts Pinterest http://pinterest.com/sportscarvideo

2005 Maserati MC12 -Nurburgring Lap
Recently Evo Magazine ran the MC12 at Nordschleife and obtained a 7:24.29 second lap time. This was also the second time an MC12 recorded a faster lap time than its Ferrari counterpart, with the Enzo lapping the track exactly 1 second slower. Both times were set by the same driver, Marc Basseng. The Maserati MC12 is a two-seater sports car produced by Italian car maker Maserati to allow a racing variant to compete in the FIA GT Championship. The car entered production in 2004 with 30 cars produced (five of which were not for sale). A further 25 were produced in 2005 making a total of 50 cars available for customers, each of which were pre-sold for €600 000. Maserati designed and built the car on the chassis of the Enzo Ferrari but the final car has much larger size and a lower drag coefficient. The MC12 is longer, wider and taller and has a sharper nose and smoother curves than the Enzo Ferrari, which has faster acceleration, better braking performance (shorter braking distance) and a higher top speed. The top speed of the Maserati MC12 is 330 kilometres per hour (205 mph) whereas the top speed of the Enzo Ferrari is 350 kilometres per hour (217.5 mph). The MC12 was developed to signal Maserati's return to racing after 37 years. The road version was produced to homologate the race version. One requirement for participation in the FIA GT is the production of at least 25 road cars. Three GT1 race cars were entered into the FIA GT with great success. Maserati began racing the MC12 in the FIA GT toward the end of the 2004 season, winning the race held at the Zhuhai International Circuit. The racing MC12s were entered into the American Le Mans Series races in 2005 but exceeded the size restrictions and consequently paid weight penalties due to excess range. The MC12 sports a 232 kilogram (511 lb), six-litre (5,998 cc/366 cu in) Enzo Ferrari-derived V12 engine, mounted at 65°. Each cylinder has four valves, lubricated via a dry sump system, and a compression ratio of 11.2:1. These combine to provide a maximum torque of 652 newton metres (481 lbf·ft) at 5500 rpm and a maximum power of 630 PS (460 kW; 620 hp) at 7500 rpm. The redline rpm is indicated at 7500—despite being safe up to 7700—whereas the Enzo has redline at 8200 rpm. The Maserati MC12 can accelerate from 0--100 kilometres per hour (62 mph) in 3.8 seconds (though Motor Trend Magazine managed 3.7 seconds) and on to 200 kilometres per hour (125 mph) in 9.9 seconds. It can complete a standing (from stationary) quarter mile in 11.3 seconds with a terminal speed of 200 kilometres per hour (125 mph) or a standing kilometre in 20.1 seconds. The maximum speed of the Maserati MC12 is 330 kilometres per hour (205 mph. The power is fed to the wheels through a rear-mounted, six-speed semi-automatic transmission. The gearbox is the same as the Enzo's transmission (tuned to different gear ratios) but renamed "Maserati Cambiocorsa". It provides a shift time of just 150 milliseconds, and is mechanical with a 215 millimetre (8.5 in) twin plate dry clutch.

Onboard: Maserati MC12 Corsa vs Ferrari Enzo ZXX by Edo-Competition on the Nürburgring Nordschleife!
Edo-Competition Maserati MC12 Corsa versus Edo-Competition Ferrari Enzo ZXX on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. © Touriclips 2013 Event: www.granturismoevents.com Driver of the MC12: Patrick Simon. Driver of the Enzo ZXX: Sabine Schmitz. Figures of the Maserati MC12 Corsa by Edo-Competition: Motor: 6,0 ltr. V12 Power: 755 HP / (555 kW) at 8.000 rpm Torque: 740 Nm at 5.500 rpm Figures of the Ferrari Enzo ZXX by Edo-Competition: Motor: 6,3 ltr V12 Power: approx.. 840 HP Torque: approx. 780 Nm at 5.800 rpm Top speed: over 390 Km/h 0-100 Km/h: approx. 3,2s 0-200 Km/h: approx. 9,0s 0-300 Km/h: approx. 19,0s Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more Nürburgring content! FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/TouriClips TWITTER: twitter.com/TouriClips