Mustang GT vs Litchfield Tuned Toyota Supra Drag Race: Video

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We’ve seen trend Supras square off against the Mustang GT before, and the race action wasn’t that great in that video. This time out, the guys at CarWow have hands on a Litchfield tuned Toyota Supra that packs 440 horsepower and 600 Nm of torque from its 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine.

The Ford Mustang GT in the race appears to be stock with its 5.0-liter V8 engine making 450 horsepower and 530Nm of torque. The Mustang GT is a version with a 10-speed automatic transmission. The supra is known to be underrated from the factory, but with a tune that doesn’t really matter. The video offers a drag race from the dig, rolling race, and a brake test. The first race is the one from the dig.

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The Supra leaves on launch control, which the Mustang lacks. The Supra takes the first race. they line up for another form a dig with no launch control. The second race was a worse loss for the Mustang. The first race saw the Supra put down a quarter-mile run of 12.1-seconds compared to the 12.7-second time for the Mustang GT.

The next race was a rolling race at 50 mph with the cars set for comfort. The roll race saw the Mustang beaten again. The tuned Supra is much faster than a stock Mustang GT. The Mustang wins in the cost department; the Supra is “53,000 pounds” in the UK plus about “a grand” for the ECU upgrade. The Supra is also rather homely to our eyes.

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Written by Shane McGlaun

Shane is a car guy with a fondness for Mustangs and off-roading.

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  1. I saw my first Supra the other day at a stoplight. I did a double take and all I can say it is UGLEEEEEE! Worst than that it is UGLIE!!!!!!! I guess I made my point! Hard to believe designers actually go to school! Hard to believe people line up on a waiting list to buy one of these at full list price or more.

  2. That mustang was bone stock. Not even pp1/pp2 option vs. the supra, which was tuned and had more torque. Wasnt a fair race.

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