American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery

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  • American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery
  • American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery
  • American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery
    Now, we here at TopSpeed are no stranger to Sam CarLegion. He frequently stages some of the best drag races on YouTube
  • American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery
    This time around, it was the best from Affalterbach taking on an equally potent machine from Detroit; E53 AMG vs Charger 392 Scat Pack R/T
  • American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery
    The Charger here features the legendary 392 HEMI V-8 that puts out 485 hp & 475 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent to the rear and the Charger tips the scales at 4354 lbs
  • American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery
    The E53 AMG features a 3.0L in-line 6, which is both turbo and supercharger. It put out 429 hp & 354 lb-ft of torque. The Merc also packs 4Matic AWD and weighs almost the same as the Dodge 4376 lbs
  • American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery
    The Charger also seems to have a slight advantage in terms of it power to weight ratio
  • American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery
    At $75k the base price of the E53 is almost twice as that of the Dodge, but does it offer double the performance?
  • American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery
    Round one was a simple standing 1/4 mile face-off. Unfortunately, the driver in the Dodge didn't have the best launch
  • American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery
    Handing over the win to the Mercedes
  • American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery
    They turn around to have another go, On this occasion as well, the grippier Merc got off the line again better
  • American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery
    However, the Merc was no match for the 392s tower of power as the Dodge not only reeled in the E53, it also managed to get past it by the finish line
  • American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery
    With that, it was now time for the roll races from 31 mph, first in Auto followed by a manual mode showdown
  • American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery
    Long story short, the E53 wasn't as quick in the automatic mode, but it was much closer between the two in manual mode. But in the end, the Dodge won both rounds of the Rolling race
  • American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery
  • American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner - gallery
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