Supercar Showdown: McLaren 675LT vs Lamborghini Huracan
A stock Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4 is down 64 horsepower, and up as much as 208 pounds when compared to a stock McLaren 675LT. If that was the 1/4 race we were watching, it wouldn't be very exciting at all, the McLaren would certainly dust the Lamborghini. But add a supercharger kit from VF Engineering to the mix, and things get a-lot more interesting. If the capability of a vehicle was directly linked to its appearance, the Lamborghini wouldn't stand a chance. The overall aesthetic of this Huracan is best described as 'unfortunate,' with the Italian flag inspired stripe down the side standing out as a particularly poor choice of detail work. A better route would have been to make this supercharged beast as unassuming as possible—well, as unassuming as a Lamborghini can be anyway. RELATED: See More of the 2015 Lamborghini Huracan
Regardless of what I, or anyone for that matter, thinks about the appearance of this Huracan, there is no denying that the performance capability is stupefying. Sure, the Lambo gets the jump on the McLaren at the outset of the race, but the driver repeatedly shifts late, and still trounces the competition. If that's not a testament to just how much the VF Engineering kit makes a difference, I don't know what is.
Being able to make a mistake repeatedly and still smoke a McLaren 675LT in a drag race shouldn't be possible, but this video clearly shows the opposite. It would, indeed, be very interesting to see this Huracan in the hands of someone who knows what they're doing, and to see it face off against hypercars that are two, or three times the price of the lowly Lamborghini.
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