1,200 HP Nissan GT-R vs Twin-Turbo Dodge Viper Drag Race Is an Instant Knockout

Some street races are the kind that require an extra car, one that allows its driver or passengers to play the "photo finish" game, with the two competitors staying door to door from start to finish. However, the street brawl we're here to show you doesn't belong to this category.
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Instead, this is one of the shortest sprinting battles we've seen in a while, with the brawl being over in an instant.

The race involves a Nissan GT-R and a Dodge Viper, one belonging to the current Gen V model (the V10 animal has actually had three generations, but many aficionados like to count the mid-cycle revisions of the first two as standalone models, which is how we ended up with the count mentioned above).

However, as it happens during most street racrs, these monsters are not in stock condition. In fact, both supercars have been taken far, far away from their factory condition, with the beasts now delivering over two times their normal output.

We'll start with the GT-R, which has been taken past the usual level of a streetable kit. Having received a new pair of turbos, Godzilla now allows it driver to play with 1,200 ponies.

As for the Viper, we're not aware of its newfound output, but we can tell you that the Dodge now packs what it takes to give the GT-R a run for its money.

You see, the 8.4-liter V10 heart of the snake has been gifted with a twin-turbo package, so this Viper is more than glad to play with the JDM supercar.

In fact, as you'll notice in the clip, the anti-lag wizardry fitted to the slab of America's V10 easily signals its presence before the two take off into the night. Head over to the "play" button below to find out which overly boosted supercar showed the other its posterior.

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About the author: Andrei Tutu
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In his quest to bring you the most impressive automotive creations, Andrei relies on learning as a superpower. There's quite a bit of room in the garage that is this aficionado's heart, so factory-condition classics and widebody contraptions with turbos poking through the hood can peacefully coexist.
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