Ariel Atom V8 vs 600bhp rallycross Citroen DS3 vs BMW HP4 superbike drag race - autocar.co.uk

Which is faster? An Ariel Atom V8 track day toy, BMW HP4 superbike or a rallycross Citroen DS3 with 600bhp? Here we have three completely different ways of going extremely quickly in a straight line. Time for a drag race then. So what are the contenders? There's the one-wheel drive BMW HP4 superbike, which arguably requires the most skill to extract speed from but has a ludicrous 757bhp/tonne power-to-weight ratio. Then there's the two-wheel drive Ariel Atom V8 with 748bhp/tonne and the Citroen DS3 Rallycross car with only 577bhp/tonne but all-important four-wheel drive. Oh, and did we mention it's wet? What would you like to see go head-to-head in our next drag race? Let us know in the comments below New videos are uploaded to Autocar each week. Don't miss a single one. Subscribe now: http://smarturl.it/autocar WATCH NEXT: Ariel Atom 3.5R vs Yamaha YZF R1 vs Monster Energy Citroen DS3 Rallycross supercar https://goo.gl/uFHDNe 1200bhp Litchfield Nissan GT-R vs 205bhp RC Express Racing Kawasaki ZX-10R https://goo.gl/GUpXMx McLaren MP4-12C vs Honda Civic BTCC racer vs Honda Fireblade British Superbike https://goo.gl/ocpm6e Visit our website at http://www.autocar.co.uk Read Autocar's Ariel Atom review: http://goo.gl/nbUc1U Read Autocar's Citroen DS3 review: http://goo.gl/AXfPGQ Autocar, the world's leading motoring magazine and website, delivers industry-leading news, the most in-depth car reviews and opinion from our team of experts. Our presenters include some of the world's top motoring journalists who have unrivalled access to the world's fastest, rarest, most exotic and most exciting cars on some of the world's best roads and race tracks. Follow AUTOCAR here: LIKE Autocar on Facebook: https://goo.gl/mWG2I5 FOLLOW Autocar on Twitter: https://goo.gl/DSAnav FOLLOW Autocar on Instagram: https://goo.gl/N2Id68 +1 Autocar on Google+: https://goo.gl/h6UHVu Check out our full video catalog: https://goo.gl/xHxfRA For car reviews you can trust go to What Car? and subscribe: https://goo.gl/ThfmVK

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Superbikes vs. Supercars – PERFORMANCE SHOOTOUT
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