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

Brett Davis

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’.

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