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2017 Acura NSX Behind GT-R, 911 Beats Viper ACR in World's Greatest Drag Race 6

The sixth installment of the World's Greatest Drag Race is here and, aside from the usual wings and flaps, you should be prepared for some overly strong opinion splitters.
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We won't waste your time with dropping figures here, as Motor Trend has once again been considerate enough to provide all the numbers you need in the video.

However, we'd like to start with a round of applause. No, not the theater kind, but rather the sort of applause you'd drop when five people randomly get together and pull a monster dance in the middle of the traffic jam, lighting up the morning commute mood.

It all has to do with our conclusion on this year's episode of the quarter-mile stunt. Thanks to the four-wheeled heroes involved in the brawl, it's safe to say No. Six here has a powerful real world feel.

For instance, when it comes to the abundant Porsche 911 line-up, we don't get the all-out Turbo S, but the Carrera S and, as you'll get to see in the footage, the choice is brilliant.

Come to think of it, most of the cars taking part in the sprinting shenanigan are the kind one car touch in his or her dreams. Sure, you can't ask your boss for a raise and then expect to buy a 2017 Nissan GT-R, but at least we aren't dealing with some stratospherically-priced hypercar or some hopelessly limited edition.

Returning to the opinion splitters we mentioned above, whenever a Hellcat is specced using a manual and then thrown into a drag race, keyboard warriors go raging, so expect tons of forum debates on this topic.

Then there's the 2017 Acura NSX's performance - those who fear the Internet's wrath don't even know what to say about the hybrid - accuse Honda for taking the gas-electric route and you risk getting the narrow-minded label. However, if you defend the NSX's position in this drag race, old school aficionados will point their fingers at your consumerist intentions.

In fact, it's probably best to let the video do its job of entertaining you without worrying what happens after that.

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