Last week, UK automotive website Car Wow lined up two very different V8 coupes in a drag race (check out that race at this link). In contrast, this week it’s the turn of a V10 and a V12 coupe in the Lamborghini track special drag race.

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The Lamborghini track special drag race features two of the company’s most hard-core machines. The challengers in this battle are the Lamborghini Huracan STO and its big brother the Aventador SVJ. Both were created for racetrack duties.

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The V12-powered Aventador SVJ produces 566 kW of power along with 720 N.m of torque. Drive is sent to all four wheels. Those outputs are tasked with moving just 1 525 kg. Mass is kept in check by the adoption of carbon-fibre for many of the body parts. As a result, Aventador SVJ can accelerate from standstill to 100 km/h in 2,8 seconds and to 200 in 8,6. Top speed is rated at over 350 km/h. 

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The Huracan STO is powered by a naturally aspirated V10. Peak power remains similar to the Evo version at 470 kW. Read our driving review of Huracan Evo here. However, peak torque has been dropped a fraction from 600 to 565 N.m. Power is still channeled through the firm’s dual-clutch transmission. In this case, drive is sent solely to the rear axle. As a result the quoted performance figures are a 3,0-second zero-to-100 km/h dash and a 0-200 km/h time of nine seconds. 

Watch the Huracan STO take on its VW Group stablemate, the Porsche 911 GT3 here.

This should be a slam dunk for the AWD car with more power, but which do you think is going to win the Lamborghini track special drag race?