Lamborghini Aventador SV Drag Races Tuned Viper on Highway, Regrets Aplenty

Lamborghini Aventador SV Drag Races Tuned Dodge Viper 4 photos
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Let's say you find yourself behind the wheel of a Lamborghini Aventador SV and you're cruising down the highway. A fifth-generation Dodge Viper lines up next to your with obvious street racing intentions - if you decide to go for it (which you shouldn't; just invite the guy to the local drag strip), should your be worried?
Well, if you look at things from the financial point of view, the Italian exotic, which costs about half a million dollars (new) is about four times as expensive as the slab of America.

Then again, the V10 beast might always pack a few mods, which could allow it to give the limited edition Aventador a run for its money.

In fact, this is precisely what happens in the piece of footage at the bottom of the page, which shows the two racing on the highway.

Interestingly, once the Lamborghini and the Dodge are done fighting, the Viper takes on a Porsche 911 GT3 RS, for the fun of it. And while we're not aware of the mods fitted to the 8.4-liter V8, the YouTube title of the video tells us the motor has remained naturally aspirated.

Since we compared the Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce and the Dodge Viper, one might wonder what happens when there two are thrown at each other on a road course.

Well, we can use the supercars' Nurburgring numbers to answer that question, even though these were achieved using entirely different methods. We'll start with the Lambo and remind you that the SV can blitz the infamous German track in 6:59, with this being a manufacturer time.

As for the Viper, Dodge never officially took the Gen V to the Ring. Nevertheless, in a now-famous effort, a group of enthusiasts turned to the power of crowdfunding to make the adventure happen.

The stunt led to the Viper ACR going round the Nordschleife in 7:01 in what looked like a piece of rodeo driving (the racer behind the wheel had to keep one hand on the shifter almost constantly).

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