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McLaren 765LT vs Porsche 911 Turbo S


Head to head – McLaren 765LT vs Porsche 911 Turbo S

It is well known that both the McLaren 765LT and the Porsche 911 Turbo S are pretty fast cars. Infact, both of these fast cars have a sub 10 second 1/4th mile time. But, have you imagined what it would be like to see them head against each other? Fret not, Youtuber Shmee150 has just answered this question for us.

McLaren 765LT vs Porsche 911 Turbo S drag race

In the first race, the Porsche 911 Turbo S got off to a good start and had a healthy lead. However, the McLaren is no slouch and towards the end almost caught up with the Porsche, but by then the finish line had been crossed.

In the second race, the McLaren got a good start and managed to overtake the Porsche just before the finish line, making the score one each.

The third race would be the decider amongst the two. In this race, Porsche managed to get the best ever start amongst the three races and just about managed to keep the McLaren at bay. The two cars crossed the line pretty close to each other. However, there can be only one race winner and it was the Porsche this time. Making the score 2-1.

Performance of McLaren 765LT and Porsche 911 Turbo S

The McLaren comes with a twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 motor. This develops 755 HP and 590 ft-lb of torque. This engine is mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission.

In comparison, the Porsche 911 Turbo S gets a 3.8-litre flat-six with twin turbo. This engine develops 640 HP and 590 ft-lb of torque as well. Porsche offered the eight-speed dual-clutch PDK gearbox with the 911 Turbo S.

Coming to the weight, the McLaren weighs in at 3,060 lbs. This is in turn thanks to the ample usage of carbon-fiber materials. The Porsche meanwhile weighs in at 3,640 lbs. But, thanks to the all-wheel drive, the Porsche is faster off the line in comparison with the McLaren 765LT.

Source – @Shmee150

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