Today’s matchup courtesy of OFFICIALLY GASSED – OG YouTube channel features a thrilling clash between two potent rear-wheel-drive V8 monsters from different corners of the globe. It’s an exciting face-off between American Muscle and Australian Muscle, promising an adrenaline-pumping showdown filled with tire-shredding action.
Representing the Southern Hemisphere is a formidable 2015 6.2L LSA V8 supercharged Holden HSV R8 GTS. This Australian powerhouse delivers a jaw-dropping 790 brake horsepower and 1,170 Newton-meters of torque. Modified and tuned by Walkinshaw Performance UK, it boasts enhancements like a stage-free cam upgrade, uprated valve springs, supercharger pulley reduction, oversized crank pulley, high-flow injectors, ceramic long tube headers, a custom Deut Tech exhaust system, and a Harrop cold air induction kit. Riding on RLEA R semi-slick street tires and weighing 1880 kg, this beast achieves a power-to-weight ratio of 420 bhp per ton.
Challenging the Aussie contender is a 2017 5.0L Coyote V8 supercharged Ford Mustang GT, a representative of American muscle. This Mustang packs an impressive 800 brake horsepower and 870 Newton-meters of torque. Tuned remotely by Lund Racing in America, it features a Gen5 3.0L Whipple supercharger, 132mm throttle body, DW 72 injectors, DW 400 fuel pump, XForce long tube headers, and a Mishimoto H-pipe and catback exhaust system. Rolling on Michelin PS4S street tires and weighing 710 kg, the Mustang achieves a power-to-weight ratio of 467 bhp per ton.
Watch the video to see who comes out as the winner as these two heavily modified V8 monsters face-off in a quarter-mile roll race and a drag race.