A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado - gallery

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  • A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado
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  • A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado
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  • A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado
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    These 2 very different high-horsepower builds throw down on the drag strip, Hoonigan-style
    A 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 proves that, despite its humble beginnings, it can run with some of the best. The 2012 Nissan GT-R has a title to uphold
  • A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado
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    The Chevy packs some serious LS power
    What started out as a daily, turned into a full-on drag machine. The formula is quite simple - strip everything unnecessary, add lightness through fiberglass body panels, and put a big, American V-8 with twin-turbos
  • A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado
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    The fastest full-size pick-up truck in the U.S.
    The build Silverado currently holds the record for the fastest LS-powered, full-size truck. Its LSX V-8 packs over 1,500 hp and does the 1/4-mile in 8.3 seconds
  • A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado
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    The Nissan GT-R always sounds like money well-spent
    This one is no exception. All of Godzilla's body panels have been replicated from carbon fiber. It also has a beefed-up gearbox and weighs less than the Chevy pick-up truck
  • A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado
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    A true 7-second drag car
    The Nissan GT-R is capable of 7.54 seconds at the 1/4-mile. It has a billet engine that, now displaces 4.3 liters and has twin-Precision turbos, good for 2,000 hp. However, it's not all in the numbers
  • A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado
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    Race 1 sees an unexpected development
    With modified cars, stuff sometimes breaks. Halfway through Round 1, the GT-R destroys its carbon-fiber driveshaft, resulting in a win for the Chevy, which regardless, made a better start
  • A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado
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    Race 2 was also something of a surprise
    It can hardly be called a legitimate race since the Chevy Silverado jumped the start. Halfway down the runway, the GT-R gave up trying to catch up. It's all down to the last run
  • A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado
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    Race 3 is finally a proepr race between the 2 cars
    As always, the Chevy makes a better start. However, halfway down the strip, the GT-R catches up and wins by a fender
  • A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado
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    Swipe up if you want to learn more about the 2 highly-modified vehicles and to see the actual runs
    The Chevy's massive torque allowed it to consistently run. The GT-R, meanwhile, managed to win in the end, but it was not an easy win
  • A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado
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  • A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado
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  • A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado
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  • A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado
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