AMG GT Veyron

Bugatti Veyron Demolishes Mercedes-AMG GT S Despite Head Start

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Drag races between high-powered cars happen all the time, all around the world. But if it weren’t for the invention of the internet, we wouldn’t be able to see most of the more spectacular races. Case-in-point, this video of a Mercedes-AMG GT S taking on a Bugatti Veyron, uploaded by Oct. 21.

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In the video, the two cars pull up to the drag strip for a rolling start, with the AMG GT S getting a little head start. But, can you blame its driver? The power difference between the two cars is staggering.

Even with the head start, the AMG GT S was ultimately taken for a walk by the Veyron in the end. See this happen for yourself by clicking the play button below.

Engine: 4.0-liter V8

Transmission: 7-speed DCT

Horsepower: 503

Torque: 479 lb-ft

Dry Weight: 3,695 lbs

0-60 mph: 3.7 seconds

Top Speed: 193 mph

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Engine: 8.0-liter W16

Transmission: 7-speed DSG

Horsepower: 1,001

Torque: 922 lb-ft

Dry Weight: 4,162 lbs

0-62 mph: 2.5 seconds

Top Speed: 253 mph

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