Nissan GT-R Drag Races Dodge Demon, Destruction Is Instant

Let's say you hit the drag strip in a Dodge Demon and a Nissan GT-R lines up next to you - should you be worried? Well, drag racing questions rarely get trickier than this, since the GT-R is one of the favorite platforms of this realm. So it all depends on the setup of the Godzilla.
Nissan GT-R Drag Races Dodge Demon 5 photos
Photo: Demonology/YouTube
Nissan GT-R Drag Races Dodge DemonNissan GT-R Drag Races Dodge DemonNissan GT-R Drag Races Dodge DemonNissan GT-R Drag Races Dodge Demon
We've brought you plenty of R35 GT-R drag racing adventures that showed the Japanese supercar grabbing the crown, thanks to monstrous setups. However, the piece of footage at the bottom of the page isn't one of them.

Instead, this portrays a drag race between a Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and a pretty basic GT-R - judging by the front apron, this is a pre-2015 model. And if we take a look at how the race goes, we can't expect the Nissan halo car to pack more than an ECU remap.

We're actually talking about a rematch here, with the Nissan GT-R and the Dodge Demon having drag raced before (the clip also includes the initial brawl).

As for the muscle car, this doesn't pack any mods. Nevertheless, we are dealing with an example that packs the Demon Crate goodies, which means it sips on race fuel, delivering 840 ponies and packs skinny front tires.

In a street race, the Nissan would have serious chances of leaving the Dodge behind, since the uber-Challenger is likely to have traction issues. However, the fight we have here took place at the drag strip, which meant the Demon could make full use of its potential - here's what happens when the Demon engages in a standing start battle on a non-prepped surface.

P.S.: If you happen to be in a hurry, you'll find the fresh confrontation at the 8:31 point of the video, while the original battle awaits you at the 4:35 point.

Video thumbnail
If you liked the article, please follow us:  Google News icon Google News Youtube Instagram
About the author: Andrei Tutu
Andrei Tutu profile photo

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.
Full profile


Would you like AUTOEVOLUTION to send you notifications?

You will only receive our top stories