Check out a tuned Lamborghini Huracan Performante take on a stock McLaren 720S in a half-mile drag race.
DragTimes is still at Wannagofast in Immokalee, Florida where he’s racing his stock McLaren 720S against all comers. The latest challenger is a Lamborghini Huracan LP640-4 Performate that has been upgraded with a VF supercharger that boosts the 5.2-L V10 engine from 631 hp to 850 hp.
That’s a lot of horses for the Lambo’s 7-speed dual-clutch transmission to handle, but it certainly gives the Huracan a big advantage over the 720S’s 710 horsepower engine, not to mention AWD for better grip from a dig.
The 720S, on the other hand, is completely stock. That means the same 4.0-L twin-turbo V8 engine that it was born with capable of launching the Supersport series car from 0-60 mph in just 2.7 seconds. Top speed is 212 mph, but it’s only rear-wheel-drive, making it less of a contender than the Huracan when starting from a standstill.
However, we learn earlier in the video that the Huracan’s mods are still in their infancy. The owner still hasn’t reconfigured the Huracan’s launch control the handle the additional power from the supercharger, which means that it’s up to the driver’s skill to ensure his beastly Lambo doesn’t just spin its tires off the line.
Which he manages to do handily. As expected, the Huracan gets the early lead thanks to its AWD, but then seems to lag as the 720S catches up. After the halfway point, the 720S takes the lead and then walks away all the way to the half-mile finish line.
A surprising upset for the supercharged Huracan. So what gives? Well, if the race had been just a standard quarter-mile, the Huracan definitely would have been victorious. On top of that, the Huracan still seems to have a few kinks after its upgrade which still need to be worked out.
According to DragTimes, we’ll get to see a rematch between these two cars at a later date. Maybe then the Huracan will have itself tuned to perfection and we’ll see what it can really do.