Video: Motor Trend holds drag race between Lexus LFA, Nissan GT-R

Lexus LFA vs. Nissan GT-R

Since Honda has shelved plans to build the next-generation Honda / Acura NSX, there are only two supercar kings that are currently fighting for the right to lead in Japan – the Lexus LFA and the Nissan GT-R. So what happens when you bring both to a drag race? The folks over at Motor Trend decided to find out.

Check out the video after the jump.

Refresher:

  • Nissan GT-R: Power for the Nissan GT-R comes from a 3.8 L twin-turbocharged DOHC V6 engine that produces 473 horsepower with a peak torque of 430 lb-ft. 0 to 62 mph comes in at 3.5 seconds with a top speed is limited at 193-mph.
  • Lexus LFA: Power for the Lexus LFA comes from a 4.8L V10 that makes 552-hp with a maximum torque of 354 lb-ft. Mated to a 6-speed Automated Sequential Gearbox, the LFA goes from 0-60 mph with a time of just 3.5 seconds and a top speed of 202 mph.

– By: Omar Rana