Tuned Hellcat vs. Tuned Porsche 911 Turbo S: Dodge Driver's Fail Ruins Drag Race

Some Hellcat drivers are better than others when it comes to manhandling their machines and while many imagine a tuned SRT machines guarantees that its owner knows what to do when behind the wheel, this is not true. The latest example comes from the video below, which shows a Challenger Hellcat guy ruining what could've been an attention-worthy drag race.
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The blown 6.2-liter Hemi machine met a Porsche 911 Turbo S at the drag strip, with both drivers appearing eager to duke it out. While we don't know the exact mods on the cars, we can tell you both the muscle machine and the supercar had been gifted with certain aftermarket bits (expect a moderate approach here).

While, as we mentioned above, the Hellcat guy fails to show decent drag racing skills, the driver of the Neunelfer shows the opposite kind of behavior.

Despite his AWD machine not having the type of aftermarket system that allows the driver to disconnect the rear axle for the all-helpful burnout, the Porsche man is determined to bring the rear tires up to temperature before the run.

As a result, he tries to generate mini-slides by performing an aggressive launch and flicking the steering wheel from one side to the other.

While such a procedure might seem like too much for some, it all makes sense once you get to see the 911's quarter mile time in the clip. For the record, a stock 991 Turbo S like the one we have here can complete the 1,320-foot sprint in as little as 10.6 seconds.

As for a stock Dodge Challenger Hellcat, the Mopar machine can leave the 1/4-mile challenge behind in 11.2 seconds. If you happen to replace the street tires with drag radials, the time will drop to 10.8 seconds. Provided that the driver knows how to treat the machine.

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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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