As most drag racing aficionados know, going up against a Porsche 911 Turbo S is already hard enough, so why challenge one that’s pushing 675 horses at the crank?
Well, that may not be that big of a problem for the new king of the drag strip that is the McLaren 720S – whose name doesn’t even come close to revealing how much power it actually has.
However, unlike the McLaren, the 911 Turbo S has all-wheel drive for better grip off the line, and this particular one is rocking about 100 HP more than a stock model.
So, it ought to be close, right? At least of the line. That’s what we were thinking initially, since a stock Turbo S needs just 2.9 seconds to hit 100 km/h (62 mph), as does the 720S.
Without further ado, here’s what happened when these two titans faced off on the drag strip.