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Cars costing 10 times as much, that’s what
With the introduction of the street-legal 2018 Challenger SRT Demon, Dodge now holds the record for the world’s quickest production stock vehicle quarter-mile time at 9.65 seconds. For this exercise, we’re using the Wikipedia definition of “production car,” meaning it was built to sell to consumers and drive on public roads, it was fitted with original manufacturer tires, at least 25 examples were made and it is street legal. So what will the Demon beat? At least to 1,320 feet? Let’s explore … More
As a testament to the value of incremental changes, the second generation of the 991 GT3 has blitzed its predecessor’s ‘Ring time by nearly thirteen seconds! That’s not in comparison to the 997-generation GT3—no. That’s faster than a PDK-equipped, rear-wheel steered 991 GT3 which snagged a 7:25 lap a few years back.
A road-going car which can manage a 7:25 lap around the Nordscheife is something to behold, really, but to shave such a huge margin without making any massive changes to the car is … More