Quarter-mile

Video: Dodge Challenger Hellcat runs quarter mile in 10.8sec

Jul 12, 2014

Incredibly, the new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is capable of running the quarter mile in just 10.8 seconds straight out of the factory, making it the quickest muscle car ever made. This is a...

World’s fastest Ford Mustang V6 runs 10-seconds (video)

Jul 09, 2014

In the world of drag racing, a Mustang V6 might not turn heads. That all changes when you slap a gigantic turbo on it and tune it to make roughly 500kW – a significant increase...

Smart Fortwo with Toyota engine conversion does wheelies

May 29, 2014

You’ve probably never seen anything like this before. It’s a Smart Fortwo which has a Toyota 1.5-litre supercharged four-cylinder engine conversion. The result? A wheelstanding quarter mile of just 12.5 seconds. This car could be...

Bentley Continental goes racing with 2237kW Chev V8

May 22, 2014

It takes a lot of cunning to modify a high-end vehicle such as a Bentley. But this drag racing Continental GT just takes it to an all-new level. Seen practicing in the UK recently, this...

Video: World’s quickest Mercedes-Benz CLK 63 AMG?

May 20, 2014

This is apparently the world’s quickest Mercedes-Benz CLK 63 AMG. It’s based on the Black Series and it has been tuned by Weistec Engineering to a colossal 1012hp (755kW). Starting with the 63 AMG Black...

Don Garlits runs record quarter mile with electric dragster (video)

May 12, 2014

A new world record has been set for an all-electric dragster, showing us the full potential of electric vehicle technology and giving us a possible preview into the future of drag racing. Don Garlits, also...

AWE Tuning Audi S5 claims world record quarter mile

May 01, 2014

Renowned Audi/Volkswagen tuning company AWE Tuning has broken the world quarter-mile record with its comprehensive upgrade package for the Audi S5. AWE Tuning ran a quarter mile in 11.883 seconds running on regular 93 octane...

Video: New world’s quickest Nissan GT-R runs 7.81 seconds

Apr 16, 2014

The record for the quickest Nissan GT-R in the world has just been reset by the Extreme Turbo Systems GT-R, running a quarter mile in an astonishing 7.81 seconds. It’s unknown how much power the...

Trabant 601 wagon vs Nissan GT-R – the ulimate battle

Apr 09, 2014

There’s not much chance a Nissan GT-R would be beaten by a Trabant 601 wagon at a set of traffic lights. On the track though things are a little different. Check out this dual between...

World’s quickest NA Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Mar 11, 2014

What do you get when you bolt a 6.4-litre HEMI V8, stroked to 7.2 litres, into a Jeep Grand Cherokee? You get a family wagon that’s capable of covering the quarter mile in just 10.4...

Nissan GT-R battle: 1140kW Switzer vs 1251kW AMS

Nov 13, 2013

The mother of all races has taken place in Moscow, between in an AMS Performance Nissan GT-R Alpha 12+ with an astounding 1140kW (1550PS) versus a Switzer GT-R R1K-X Goliath producing a faint-inducing 1251kW (1700PS)....

Video: Quickest Holden VF Commodore in the world, runs 10.37sec

Oct 09, 2013

The Holden VF Commodore has only been on sale for a handful of months but already tuners are extracting some awesome performance from it. If you’ve ever wondered what the fastest VF Commodore in the...