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AutoBattle: Dodge Challenger SRT Demon vs. Tesla Model S P100D

AutoBattle: Dodge Challenger SRT Demon vs. Tesla Model S P100D

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In the US, drag racing is very popular, and this time the Americans decided to compare the dynamics of some of the fastest cars in the world, which have completely different power plants. The race was created for the sprint races Dodge Demon and electric Tesla Model S in the fastest modification P100D. The video of the arrival appeared on YouTube-channel Dragtimes. Judging by the video, two cars stand each other, and at a distance of ¼ mile they show almost the same time. Despite the fact that the race was held on a professional track for drag racing, the rear-wheel drive Dodge Demon with an 840-horsepower engine still loses the start of the all-wheel drive electric car, whose engines transfer 588 horsepower to the wheels. Nevertheless, the maskload on the quater mile is still fa
Porsche 911 GT3 RS drove on the most dangerous motorcycle track

Porsche 911 GT3 RS drove on the most dangerous motorcycle track

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On the Isle of Man, the famous annual motorcycle racing Isle of Man TT, the driving debut of the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS took place. Video with a demonstration of a sports car in motion is placed on the channel of the manufacturer. The purpose of the race was to demonstrate the manageability of the 911 GT3 RS, the ability of the model to pass at the high speed of the bunch of turns of one of the most dangerous racing tracks in the world. Under the hood of the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS is a 4.0-liter engine with a power of 520 horsepower (470 Nm), paired with a robotic PDK transmission with two clutches. 100 km/h sports car is gaining in 3.2 seconds. The maximum speed is 312 kilometers per hour. As for the Isle of Man, the first race took place here in 1904. Three years later the e...
From broken cars Volkswagen made protective covers for smartphones

From broken cars Volkswagen made protective covers for smartphones

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Volkswagen introduced protective cases for smartphones Apple iPhone 8 from metal parts of cars that were broken into an accident The Swedish division of Volkswagen together NordDDB decided to release a batch of protective covers for the iPhone 8. When they were manufactured, sheet metal was used from cars of the German brand, which were crashed in accidents. All these accidents were caused by drivers who used their smartphones while driving without having a special headset. Protective covers come in a limited number of 153 pieces, each made by hand. According to Volkswagen, such cases will be a warning to car owners about the inadmissibility of being distracted by gadgets during the trip. The price for one case is $ 69. "We know, often while driving a car you get a smartphone ...
New Nissan Leaf received the highest rating for the crash test from Euro NCAP

New Nissan Leaf received the highest rating for the crash test from Euro NCAP

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The second-generation electric car received five stars out of five. Since 2018, a number of new tests have been introduced at Euro NCAP, including tests of bicycle recognition systems The European organization Euro NCAP has published the results of the crash test of the second-generation Nissan Leaf electric car. As a result of the tests, the hatchback was awarded the highest score, receiving five stars out of five. Thus, the safety of the driver and adult passengers was 93%, children - 86%, pedestrians - 71%, and security devices rated at 71%. Specialists noted the work of the system of automatic emergency braking, the presence of which is an obligatory criterion for obtaining the highest score. Experts stressed that this was the first test of Euro NCAP, which took into accou...
Ford F-150 Raptor drifting at the Nurburgring

Ford F-150 Raptor drifting at the Nurburgring

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Three-time World Drift Series champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. drove in the slides on the Nürburgring's "North Loop" on the Ford F-150 Raptor. The video is published on the official YouTube-channel Ford Performance. According to the driver, he came to the Nurburgring in order to drive the entire track in drift on his 900-strong Mustang. However, on this day it rained, the track was wet and "it was boring to glide." Therefore, he decided to drive the entire "Loop" on a pickup Ford F-150 Raptor. And also in drift. Earlier there was a video with a 460-strong coupe BMW M4 CS, in which the car drifted along the Nürburgring and the surrounding roads. This video became part of the Pennzoil project, which publishes short films about various charged cars. So, already in the films of the comp
The most powerful Chevrolet Corvette was dispersed to 346 km/h

The most powerful Chevrolet Corvette was dispersed to 346 km/h

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Supercar Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, which is the most powerful version of the model, was able to accelerate to 346 kilometers per hour. Until that moment, the manufacturer had called only the approximate maximum speed of the car. The test races of the supercar were held at the training ground in the German Papenburg. In order for the car to reach the real maximum speed, a massive rear wing was removed from it, which both increases the downforce while driving along the track, and increases the aerodynamic resistance at the straight lines. During the first arrival of the Chevrolet Corvette, the ZR1 accelerated to 346 kilometers per hour, and in the second - up to 338 kilometers per hour. The average speed was 341 kilometers per hour. The supercar is equipped with a 6.2-liter eight-...
Volkswagen tested on the track 680-hp racing electric car

Volkswagen tested on the track 680-hp racing electric car

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In the summer of 2018 Volkswagen I.D. racing car. R will try to set a record among electric cars in the competition at Mount Pikes Peak Volkswagen published a video in YouTube, which shows the tests of the electric car I.D. R. In the summer, this car will take part in the competition for climbing Mount Pikes Peak in the US, also known as the "Race in the Clouds." Volkswagen I.D. R, presented at a special event in France, received two electric motors, which in total develop 680 hp. and 650 Nm of torque. The mass of the car was only 1100 kilograms. The racing electric car can accelerate from a place to 100 km / h in 2.25 seconds. In the race at Mount Pikes Peak, which will be held on June 24, the car I.D. R will be run by a two-time winner of "24 Hours of Le Mans" Romain Dumas. ...
The last hyperkar Koenigsegg Agera RS was dispersed for two kilometers to 390 km/h

The last hyperkar Koenigsegg Agera RS was dispersed for two kilometers to 390 km/h

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The last copy of the Koenigsegg Agera RS - Agera RSN Hypercar - set a new speed record at the VMax200 event, which is held several times a year at various British airfields. On the runway of Kendryu Barrex, a length of 2.1 kilometers, the car was able to accelerate to 389.5 kilometers per hour. The record speed was demonstrated in the final races to the factory test pilot Koenigsegg Niklas Lilje. He improved the result of the LMP1 driver Oliver Webb, who in 2016 at the wheel of Koenigsegg One: 1 reached a speed of 386.2 kilometers per hour. In addition to this record, in the asset Koenigsegg Agera RS there are five more achievements. Hypercar became the fastest car in the acceleration from the place to 400 kilometers per hour with the subsequent stop, beating in this exercise Bug...

Listen to how the titanic exhaust of McLaren sounds

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McLaren's Special Operations (MSO) division, which develops exclusive versions of supercars, unveiled the titanium exhaust system for the Sport Series - 540C, 570GT and 570S. The manufacturer has published a video in which you can listen to its sound. As they say in McLaren, the novelty is five decibels louder than the standard steel release, which is installed on the basic variants of the Sport Series, while the full sound of the system "opens" after five thousand revolutions per minute. Titanium output allows you to make supercars at 4.8 kilograms easier, as well as redistribute the center of gravity. In the UK, a new graduation system costs 4,750 pounds sterling The younger model of the Sport Series family - 540C - is equipped with a 540-strong twin-turbo "eight" and a robo...
The most powerful Porsche drove the Nürburgring faster 7 minutes

The most powerful Porsche drove the Nürburgring faster 7 minutes

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The updated 520-horsepower supercar Porsche 911 GT3 RS drove a 20.6-kilometer round on the "North loop" for 6 minutes and 56.4 seconds The most powerful Porsche supercar with an atmospheric engine - the updated 911 GT3 RS - was able to drive the Nürburgring's "North Loop" in 6 minutes and 56.4 seconds. Onboard video was published on the official YouTube channel of the German brand. In the races participated test pilots Porsche Lars Kern and Kevin Estre, who made two attempts. The latter managed to show the best time - 6 minutes and 56.4 seconds. The French rider admitted that the sensations were such, "as if driving a race car Porsche GT3 R". The updated Porsche 911 GT3 RS was introduced in March at the Geneva Motor Show. The Porsche 911 GT3 RS was completed with a modernized six-