SVJ takes on the Tecnica down the 1/4 Mile

December 10th, 2023

We race the 770 HP Lamborghini Aventador SVJ vs my 640 HP Huracan Tecnica. The Aventador SVJ, with its naturally aspirated 6.5L V12 engine, delivers a breathtaking 770 hp, offering raw, unfiltered power. The Huracan Tecnica, on the other hand, comes with a slightly less powerful but still impressive 5.2L V10 engine, pushing out 640 hp. Both cars showcase Lamborghini’s commitment to high-performance engines without turbocharging. The Aventador SVJ takes aerodynamics to an extreme with its ALA (Aerodinamica Lamborghini Attiva) system, providing active aero adjustments for optimal downforce and drag. The Huracan Tecnica, while still aerodynamically efficient, opts for a Read More

Big Turbo Jeep Wins Extreme Roll Racing Class

December 7th, 2023

It ain’t a Trackhawk but it is fast. This Jeep Grand Cherokee is turning heads and breaking hearts when he posts a top speed of 154 mph during qualifying rounds of the Extreme Roll Racing Class. With a number like that, 1320 Video wandered down to the pits to see what was cooking under the hood of this SUV. Not a Trackhawk, this all-wheel drive Jeep is powered by a built 426 cubic-inch HEMI with a massive (94-millimeter) turbo. The transmission and rear end are also upgraded to accommodate all the extra horsepower. This thing is scary fast. After competing Read More

Tesla Cybertruck vs. Hummer EV – High Voltage Drag Race

December 5th, 2023

This video is a tip of the hat to modern electric vehicles. The latest chapter in the uncertain story of battery powered electric vehicles could be titled ‘Pickup Trucks’. EV cars have basically gone as far as the current technology will allow. From a performance standpoint, these quiet cruisers have surpassed expectations by leaps and bounds. Now, it’s time to test the high-performance EV pickup market. That’s what we’ll be looking at today. The all-wheel drive prototype Tesla Cybertruck utilizes a battery powered tri-motor setup to realize 845hp and 686 lb.-ft. of torque. At a curb weight of 6,800-pounds, the Read More

Is the Z06 really a Lambo Killer? Lamborghini Huracan Tecnica vs Corvette C8 Z06 1/4 Mile Drag Race

December 5th, 2023

We race the new Chevrolet Corvette C8 Z06 vs my Lamborghini Huracan Tecnica down the 1/4 Mile In the world of high-performance supercars, the Chevrolet Corvette C8 Z06 and the Lamborghini Huracan Tecnica stand out as top contenders. Each brings a unique set of attributes to the table, from their eye-catching designs to their heart-racing performance capabilities. Let’s dive into a detailed comparison of these two automotive marvels. Lamborghini Huracan Tecnica: This model is a visual feast, integrating elements from various past concept cars. The Y-shaped Ypsilon design around the LED headlights and the air curtains are notable features. It Read More

Bugatti Chiron vs. 1800HP Lamborghini Huracan – Drag Race

November 29th, 2023

Drag races of this magnitude are as rare as hen’s teeth. It’s not common to see the owner of a $3.8-million Bugatti willing to enter into a contest of speed – much less one willing to run against a modified Lamborghini. What’s that you ask? The Lambo price? Only about a half-million dollars (with the current mods). Made in France, the all-wheel drive Bugatti is well heeled with a mid-mounted 8.0-liter W16 engine with four turbochargers. This beast of a power plant can churn out 1,578hp and 1,180 lb.-ft. of torque at peak RPM. In stock trim, the Chiron SS Read More

C8 Corvette Z06 vs. 600HP VW GTI – Drag Race

November 28th, 2023

It’s about to go down on this closed course somewhere near the left coast. The flagship cruiser of the GM lineup is taking on a seriously modified Volkswagen GTI from a previous decade. This one is going to be good. As the latest and most modern version of the Chevrolet Corvette, the 3,600-pound C8 is on the cutting edge in automotive performance. Equipped with a mid-mounted and naturally aspirated 5.5-liter V8 engine, mated to an 8-speed dual clutch automatic transmission, the C8 can produce 670hp and 460 lb.-ft. of torque. In stock condition, the rear-wheel drive C8 Z06 can accelerate Read More

McLaren 570S vs. LS Swapped Volvo Wagon – Drag Racing

November 22nd, 2023

Hold your horses a minute. Did you say you were lining a Volvo station wagon up against one of the premier performance production machines in the world? You gotta be kidding, right? Wait until you get a look at this Volvo. The 2020 McLaren 570S is as stock as stock can get. The mid-engine rear-wheel drive two-seater is equipped with a twin turbocharged 3.8-liter V8 engine bolted to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. With the capacity to produce 562hp, the 570S can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.2-seconds and turn the standing quarter-mile in 10.5-seconds @ 149 mph. Read More

K-Swapped AWD Ford Escort Crucifies Nissan GT-R – Drag Racing

November 17th, 2023

Looking similar to a pink pig, this Honda K-swapped Ford Escort is into killing the competition. Prior to posting any runs at Street Car Takeover Charlotte, this car had run a best of 10.2-seconds @ 141 mph in the quarter-mile. Without a roll cage and uncertain about future passes, the car is running in limbo somewhere between exhibition and test and tune when he puts up a 10.03 @ 140 mph and a 10.05 @ 140 mph. The car owner astutely climbs into the 10-0 bracket for the remainder of the event. This Ford rides on an all-wheel drivetrain cobbled Read More

GMC Hummer EV vs. Ford F-150 Raptor R – Drag Race

November 14th, 2023

In this day of ever-increasing electric vehicle production, these quiet killers are becoming faster and faster. Tonight, we get a look at one of the most powerful (and heaviest) of the SUV lineup. The 2022 GMC Hummer EV will be taking on the 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R in a series of drag races. Here’s a rundown of the hardware involved. Representing the conventional side is the Raptor pickup. This beast of a four-wheel drive pickup is powered by a supercharged 5.2-liter V8 engine mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. The mighty Raptor R tips the scale at 5,960-pounds and Read More

1300HP RAM Diesel vs. 600HP McLaren 570S – Drag Race

November 9th, 2023

Crazy, right? How in the world can you have a race between a 6,500-pound 4×4 pickup and a 3,314-pound supercar? One might assume that the supercar would run circles around the diesel-powered behemoth however, upon closer consideration and under certain circumstances, this could actually be competitive. Shall we investigate? The rear-wheel drive 2020 McLaren 570S is every car enthusiast’s dream. With its mid-mounted 3.8-liter twin turbocharged V8 engine, the stock 570S can produce 600hp at the crankshaft. A 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission makes shifting smooth and effortless. This British bombshell can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.1-seconds and Read More