In this twin-turbo supercar drag race we have the quickest rivals from three different brands going head-to-head over a series of straight-line challenges for overall honours. UK automotive website Car Wow has managed to pull together three heavy hitters from England, German and Italy.

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Old but not slow

The Porsche in this race is the oldest car of the trio. In fact, as a 991 series 911 it is no longer in production, but the top-of-the-line 911 GT2 RS is no slouch. The rear-engined 911 GT2 RS is powered by a twin-turbocharged 3,8-litre flat-six engine with 515 kW. Power is transferred to the rear axle through a seven-speed PDK dual-clutch automatic with a brutal launch control function.

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The looker

From the land of high-fashion and delicious food comes the Ferrari F8 Tributo. The 488’s replacement uses a twin-turbocharged 3,9-litre V8 engine that develops 530 kW and 770 N.m of torque. Power is channeled to the rear wheels through a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Ferrari claims the F8 can sprint from 0-100 km/h in 2,9 seconds, from 0-200 km/h in 7,8, and given enough room it’ll hit 340 km/h.

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The most powerful of the assembled cars is the McLaren 765LT, which is based on the already fast 720S. In this guise, it produces 765PS, or (in new money) 563 kW of power along with 800 N.m of torque from the 4,0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 motor. Drive is fed to the rear axle via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. McLaren says the 765LT can race from 0-100 km/h in just 2,8 seconds and from 0-200 km/h in 7,2 seconds. 

Each car in the twin-turbo supercar drag race has enough firepower and seem closely matched on paper, but which will be quickest over the quarter mile? If you enjoyed this post please feel free to share using the social media buttons below.