Porsche 911 GT3 RS PDK Drag Races Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2: Atmospheric Brawl

Few things can quench our thirst for naturally aspirated matters better than the drag race we're here to discuss. We're dealing with a pair of Volkswagen Group jewels, namely a Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2 and a Porsche 911 GT3 RS PDK.
Porsche 911 GT3 RS PDK Drag Races Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2 1 photo
This straight line fight is even more remarkable when you think about the fact that the Rennsport Neunelfer is one of the last models untouched by the turbo revolution taking over the 911 line-up. And while Lamborghini currently remains the only major supercar builder that's entirely committed to natural aspiration, things in Sant'Agata Bolognese won't stay this way for too long.

Returning to the velocity episode in the footage at the bottom of the page, the two duke it out on an airfield runway, having all the space in the world in their quest to see which one is faster.

Despite both machines packing dual-clutch transmissions and rear-wheel-drive, they skipped the standing start, going for a 35 mph (55 km/h) entry point.

When it comes to numbers, the Huracan dominates the GT3 RS in terms of the power-to-weight ratio (2.7 kg/hp vs. 3.1 kg/hp, respectively). And we can say the same thing regarding the torque figures, as the Raging Bull's 5.2-liter V10 delivers 398 lb-ft (540 Nm), while the Zuffenhausen machine's 4.0-liter flat-six comes with 339 lb-ft (460 Nm).

Given the kind of performance labels we're discussing here, the aural side of the battle is also important and we'll let you be the judge of that.

If the setup seen here seems familiar, it might be because you've checked out some our recent drag racing stories, such as the one involving this Huracan battling it out with a 991.2 Turbo S or the one that involved this GT3 RS and a Jaguar F-Type R.

P.S.: The two octane behemoths raced on two occasions, while both were used on camera cars all the way, which means the clip bellow gives us a truly complete view of the adventure.

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