Hybrid Supercar Clash – 3-Way Drag Race

April 24th, 2024

Did you ever wonder what would win in a drag race between high-powered hybrids? We go across the pond for a crash course in hybrid supercar supremacy with Matt from carwow at the helm. Relish in this contest of power and speed as three of Europe’s feistiest production cars take to the track for a series of standing drag races. First up is the new (2024) Lamborghini Revuelto with its 6.5-liter V12 gas burner and a trio of electric motors. Standing alone, the mid-mounted V12 engine is capable of producing 814hp. Three electric motors bump the maximum output up to Read More

Ported Blower Corvette Z06 vs. Tesla Model X Plaid – Street Hits

April 22nd, 2024

Tonight, we have competitors representing two contrasting styles of transportation. In the first lane, the car is loud and obnoxious. It is belching race gas fumes and slinging bits of burnt rubber everywhere. The exhaust note from this car is deafening. In the opposite lane is a vehicle that requires no traction optimizing burnout. There are no exhaust fumes and – most riveting – it makes virtually no sound. Let’s get a closer look at these sleds. The beautifully loud and menacing automobile is the Chevrolet Corvette Z06. It’s a C7, or seventh generation, if you are curious. Under the Read More

Porsche 911 Turbo S vs. Tesla Model S Plaid – Street Hits

April 13th, 2024

Some serious power is making it to the pavement when these two all-wheel drive supercars take to the interstate (in Mexico) for some high-speed low-drag shenanigans. Grab your gear and buckle-up ‘cause it’s about to get real. The 2022 Porsche 911 Turbo S is a German juggernaut. Featuring a rear-mounted twin turbocharged all-aluminum 3.7-liter flat six engine, the 911 Turbo S can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.2-seconds and blast through the quarter-mile in 10.7 seconds @ 137 mph. At a curb weight of 3,646-pounds, the Porsche 911 Turbo S has a top speed (electronically controlled) of 205 Read More

Hybrid Supercar Showdown – Porsche 918 Spyder vs. Ferrari SF90

March 6th, 2024

The good news? There’s going to be a drag race between two of the most powerful hybrid production vehicles on the planet. The bad news? The Porsche 918 Spyder comes in at a price tag of approximately $1.5-million. The Ferrari SF90 is no bargain either with a sticker price of $480,000. Talk about blowing up the budget. Let’s have a closer look at these two expensive cars that will be competing in a standing drag race. Matt is in the all-wheel drive Porsche 918 Spyder. Powered by a naturally aspirated 4.6-liter V8 – combined with a pair of electric motors Read More

All-Electric Half-Mile Drag Race – Lucid Air Sapphire vs. Tesla Model S Plaid

February 22nd, 2024

Less than a decade ago there were few auto enthusiasts that wanted anything to do with an electric vehicle. They were ugly, slow and rare. Today, they are among the fastest and most sought-after vehicles on the street. This half-mile drag race features two of the most capable production cars on the planet – from a performance standpoint. They just happen to be totally electric. The Lucid Air Sapphire, manufactured in the United States, is an all-wheel drive luxury sedan that just happens to run an 8.95-second quarter-mile @ 158 mph. That’s better than any Corvette, Mustang or Hellcat model. Read More

Tesla Plaid vs. COPO Camaro – Drag Racing

January 30th, 2024

We are keeping it on the track tonight with some high level eighth-mile drag racing. Our focal point will be a Tesla Model S Plaid and its ongoing battle with his nemesis – a custom built COPO Chevrolet Camaro. If you are familiar with the Chevrolet Camaro, then you know that the Central Office Production Order (COPO) version is special. In the 1960s, dealerships purchased the COPO as an incomplete build (no engine, transmission or rear end) and installed high-performance components as desired. Early model COPO Camaros are rare and highly sought after to this day. The modern COPO Camaro Read More

McLaren, Lamborghini, Ferrari and Porsche – Four-Way Supercar Drag Race

January 24th, 2024

We are in for a special treat from across the pond. This Carwow clip delivers with a four-way supercar showdown. The combined value of these cars is more than $1-million. The thrills of pitting these monsters against one another on the drag strip are priceless. A standing quarter-mile drag race is on the horizon. We’ll begin with the McLaren 750S. Equipped with a twin turbocharged 4.0-liter V8, this rear-wheel drive British masterpiece can churn out 750hp at a curb weight of 3,062-pounds. This car is crazy quick and nimble. Next up is the Ferrari 296 GTB with its twin turbocharged Read More

Modified C8 Corvette vs. Tesla Model S Plaid – 1000ft. Drag Race

January 8th, 2024

Who would win in a 1,000-foot drag race between a C8 Chevrolet Corvette and a Tesla Model S Plaid? How about of the Corvette was modified to enhance performance? Tonight, we will see as these two cars slug it out on the blacktop. Buckle-up because this one is about to get rowdy. Let’s have a look at the machines: The all-wheel drive Tesla is making it happen in the right lane. Powered by a trio of electric motors, the stock Tesla Model S can produce the equivalent of 1,020hp. As one of the most capable production vehicles on the planet, Read More

Tesla Cybertruck vs. Lamborghini Urus – Drag Race

December 13th, 2023

This is another entry in the Tesla Cybertruck series. With the Cybertruck hitting the streets, it’s time to see how it compares with other high-performance trucks and SUVs. This time we are pitting the all-electric Tesla against the gasoline powered Lamborghini Urus. This should be one heckuva race. The all-wheel drive Tesla Cybertruck only looks like it’s from Mars. It really comes from Texas. This futuristic workhorse is powered by a trio of electric motors that can generate the equivalent of 845hp. Despite weighing 6,800-pounds, the Cybertruck (Cyberbeast version) can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.6-seconds and turn 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