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Bugatti Veyron beated by Dodge Viper

Posted in Auto Sport by Driver

raceWithin the limits of original drag racing supercars, lead by the American magazine Road&Track, a victory has gained not omnipotent about day of races “Italian”, and Dodge Viper “local flood” that became main, but not unique sensation of competitions.

In the test, whom the Lemur in California in length of 2 miles has taken place on a runway of an air base (about 3 km), six have taken part of supercars: Lamborghini Murcielago, Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren, Porshe Ruf RT 12, Chevrolet Lingenfelter Corvette, Bugatti Veyron 16.4 and Dodge Viper Hennessey Venom 1000.

Cars competed in accelerating dynamics – won the sped up 200 miles per hour (320 km/h) faster the others.

Results of the test have appeared unexpected even for worldly-wise representatives of the press. So, Lamborghini Murcielago and Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren could not reach demanded speed till the end of race. Porshe Ruf RT 12 and Chevrolet Lingenfelter Corvette have shown results accordingly 35,54 sec and 26,5 seconds But has shaken journalists that “all-powerful” Bugatti Veyron 16.4 did not become the first! With result of 24,2 seconds it has appeared on the second place.

Dodge Viper Venom 1000, with company Hennessey Performance Engineering tuning has shown the best result – has collected 320 km/h for 20,3 seconds This car it is equipped 8,5-litre tuned engine power of 1100 h.p.