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Video: Nissan GT-R beats 11 of the world’s best driver’s cars in mega drag race

Motor Trend in the US has put together the mother of all races between – deep breath – a Nissan GT-R, BMW 1 Series M Coupe, Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca, Porsche 911 GT3 RS, Chevrolet Corvette ZO6 (Z07 pack), Ferrari 458 Italia, Audi R8 GT, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Lexus LFA, Porsche Cayman R and a Lotus Evora S.

We’ll give you the chance to make you own calculations and predictions before letting you see the complete results of the 11-car quarter-mile drag race. So here’s a broken down list of the cars, including their price in Australia (if available), their power and weight.

BMW 1 Series M Coupe: 3.0-litre turbocharged straight six, 250kW/500Nm, 1495kg – $99,900

Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca: 5.0 supercharged V8, 331kW/515Nm, 1650kg – NA

Porsche 911 GT3 RS: 3.8-litre naturally aspirated flat six, 331kW/430Nm, 1370kg (unladen DIN) – $363,394 (Sydney)

Chevrolet Corvette ZO6: 6.2-litre supercharged V8, 462kW/823Nm, 1421kg – NA

Ferrari 458 Italia: 4.5-litre naturally aspirated V8, 419kW/540Nm, 1485kg – $526,960

Audi R8 GT: 5.2-litre naturally aspirated V10, 412kW/540Nm, 1525kg – $470,700

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG: 6.2-litre naturally aspirated V8, 420kW/650Nm, 1620kg – $464,000

Lexus LFA: 4.8-litre naturally aspirated V10, 412kW/480Nm, 1480kg – $700,000

Porsche Cayman R: 3.4-litre naturally aspirated flat six, 243kW/370Nm, 1295kg (manual)/1320kg (PDK) – $177,831

Lotus Evora S: 3.5-litre supercharged V6, 257kW/400Nm, 1437kg – $139,990

Nissan GT-R: 3.8 twin-turbo V6, 390kW/612Nm, 1730kg – $168,800

Click play on the video below for the full 11-car ‘World’s Greatest Drag Race’.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.