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Tuned Nissan GT-R Challenges Lamborghini Huracan Performante and Audi R8 V10

Finding out which car is the fastest down the line is something that has interested humans since the first vehicles rolled off the assembly lines. It doesn't look like this is going to stop anytime soon, and sometimes it doesn't even matter what those cars are.
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Since its official launch, the Nissan GT-R has always aspired to be a sort of "supercar killer," for less than supercar money. That's one of the reasons there has been so much hype around this vehicle. Coming out of the factory with a twin-turbocharged V6 that could be capable of hitting 1,000 or more horsepower after extensive tuning, the GT-R has undoubtedly been a hit over the past decade.

The GT-R featured in this race has had some minor improvements done to it, and the 3.8-liter V6 is now capable of 670 horsepower and 612 lb-ft (830 Nm) of torque. Its opponents are the Lamborghini Huracan Performante and the Audi R8 V10, both featuring V10 engines, as you might have already figured out.

The Huracan's engine is capable of 640 horsepower and 442 lb-ft (600 Nm) of torque, while the Audi is slightly less capable with "just" 600 horsepower and 427 lb-ft (580 Nm) of torque. While all of the cars here are making good use of a AWD system, the main difference between them comes when looking at weight figures.

The GT-R is quite heavy, coming in at 3,858 lbs (1,750 kg), which means it's 220 lbs (100 kg) more massive than the R8, and a whole 811 lbs (368 kg) heavier than the Huracan. Just by looking at the figures, you can already get an idea about what the final outcome will be.

The Lamborghini wins the first race hands down, even if the driver in the Audi pretty much jumped ahead before the actual start. For the second race, the GT-R gets a fantastic launch and almost wins the race, but the driver gets on the brakes just before the finish line for some reason. For the third run, the Huracan wins once again, with the GT-R coming in second and the R8 in third.

The Nissan does get its revenge for the next two rolling start runs, while the Lamborghini finishes 2nd and the Audi 3rd. For the last test of the day, the drivers decide to see how these cars will perform when braking from 70 mph (112 kph) down to a complete halt, and the R8 finally manages to win one round.

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