Watch Alfa Romeo 4C Combat BMW M2 Competitors In Moist Drag Race

Within the video above, YouTuber Joe Achilles places his BMW M2 Competitors up towards his buddy and fellow YouTuber Stef ABTV’s Alfa Romeo 4C. The 2 go face to face on the Bruntingthorpe drag strip in typical soggy British climate.

Whereas many petrolheads would say “after all the BMW will win as a result of it has extra energy,” the vehicles are nearer than you’d assume. Sure, the 4C has a measly 240 horsepower (179 kilowatts) nevertheless it solely weighs 1,973 kilos (895 kilograms). The BMW is way more highly effective at 405 hp (302 kw) however is sort of twice as heavy at a herculean 3,655 lbs (1,662 kg). That stated, in perfect situations each are able to attending to 60 mph in the identical period of time at 4.Four seconds.

Within the first warmth, the 4C had the sting over the M2. Not solely did it get a greater begin, however the 4C had nice traction all through the run whereas the M2 couldn’t get the facility down as effectively. Achilles piloting the M2 additionally made the error of short-shifting into second gear too early which helped the 4C.

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Earlier than the second warmth, Achilles made positive to get some temperature in his tires of his M2. Together with getting the tires as much as temperature he turned the traction management and different techniques on for the second run. After the entire preparation the M2 was nearer however didn’t have it in the long run.

The M2 proved victorious within the third warmth. Nevertheless, Stef in his 4C apparently made a mistake off the beginning and bounced off the rev limiter going nowhere. The fourth warmth being one other picture end proved the shut numbers of the vehicles.

After the runs, the 2 reconvened and talked in regards to the dealing with traits of the vehicles. Stef was impressed with the M2’s stability within the moist situations. He couldn’t imagine the accuracy of the drifts that Achilles was doing in his M2 in between races. Stef tried to do the identical in his 4C however struggled with the snappy mid-engined nature of his Alfa Romeo.

Dealing with traits apart, this video proves the totally different design philosophies of each producers and the way they produce such related outcomes. Though the entire races have been primarily useless heats, the 2 had an absolute blast which is all a petrolhead may ask for.

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