Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery

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  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
    Godzilla is mighty, but old. The newer, mid-engined competitors are out for blood
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
    Still, the GT-R has a fully-built engine that puts out 1,600 hp and 1,106 lb/ft. By far, the most of the 3 cars
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
    That said, for the standing start races, the GT-R has been de-tuned, so it "only" makes 1,400 hp
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
    Despite that, this was the Audi's and McLaren's perspective of the GT-R in both standing start races
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
    The Audi R8 has been modified by Auto Torque and is actually a familiar car on TopSpeed
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
    It's 5.2-liter V-10 nwo features twin-turbos. The result is 1,200 hp and 686 lb/ft
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
    Like the GT-R, the R8 has AWD and a quick-shifting DCT. It's also over 200 lbs lighter
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
    The McLaren 720S is the lightest, at 3,086 lbs. However, it also has fewer driven wheels
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
    It also makes "just" 1,100 hp, but a few more torques than the Audi - 700 lb/ft
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
    Apaprently, Godzilla's gearbox doesn't like standing starts. It took ages to kick down, which gave the Audi a win, by a slim margin
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
    Regardless, the Godzilla was the only 8-second car here. It managed 8.9 seconds for the 1/4 mile
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
    The Audi R8 took 9.4 seconds to finish the 1/4 mile
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
    The McLaren 720S still managed to creep into the 9s, with a 9.7-second time
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
    In terms of stopping distance, the heaviest car took the longest to stop, while the lightest took the shortest
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
    Swipe up to see what exactly happened. Which one would you rather drive home?
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
  • Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S - gallery
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