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Porsche 918 Spyder vs. Lamborghini Aventador Pirelli Edition: Launch Control Drag Race

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Another day, another incredible pairing of supercars running against each other on a drag strip.

This time, we have the 918 Spyder, Porsche’s hybrid monster capable of a 0-62 mph run in 2.6 seconds, and the Aventador LP 700-4 Pirelli Edition, a V12 beast from Lamborghini that can reach a speed of 216 mph.

Gumbal was on hand to capture their sprints, and shared his video of the event on YouTube today. Though the driver of the 918 was a little eager to get started, the two hit the road as hard as they could when the race finally began, each with their tops down, each using launch control to utilize as much power and control as possible.

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Who do you think won this race to the end? Check out the spec comparison of the two below, let us know your prediction in the comments, check out the video above (skip to 1:50 for the drag race) and then find your own version of your favorite contender from our exclusive listings.


Engine: 4.6-liter V8, 2 electric motors

Transmission: 7-speed PDK dual-clutch

Horsepower: 887

Torque: 944 lb-ft

Dry Weight: 3,650 lbs

0-60 mph: 2.6 seconds

Top Speed: 211+ mph



Engine: 6.5-liter V12

Transmission: 7-speed semi-automatic

Horsepower: 691

Torque: 508 lb-ft

Dry Weight: 4,085 lbs

0-62 mph: 2.9 seconds

Top Speed: 217 mph

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