Ricer vs. Muscle Of The Grandest Caliber7
Quick, ricer versus muscle car; who wins?
If you said “muscle car,” you’re 100% wrong, though that should be the obvious answer when the muscle car in question is a 650 HP supercharged Corvette C7 Stingray.
The video below shows the two cars battling from a 65 mph roll, and from the get-go, it’s apparent that the K20 Honda Civic has this one in the bag. Obviously, this is no ordinary Civic; it features a 67 mm turbo forcing air into the otherwise stock motor. It’s also running E85, which of course, has a higher octane rating, allowing for more ignition advance with no pinging.
The Corvette has an ECS blower, headers, and a methanol injection kit to lower the inlet air temperature. It’s not quite enough to give it the performance edge, although the Corvette does stick fairly close to the Civic through the 1600 foot run. The Civic posts a time of 9.28 at 154.9 mph, to the Corvette’s slightly lesser 9.34 at 150.8 mph.
Watch the entire exhilarating 65 to 150-plus mph run below:
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Yeah I doubt that civic has a 67mm turbo on a “stock motor”. anyways, look at the tires on that civic, at least the vette can still turn the wheel.
So, what you’re saying is the lighter more “powerful” civic just barely beat the heavier less powerful vette? There’s a reason ricers have to roll when they race instead of from a stop. I think this video also proves that anyone with enough desire and money can make something that beats something else.
All forms of racing take place from a dig. From F1 to the Kentucky Derby to high school track and field, all of them are done from a standing start.
“Roll racing” is for ricers and bobsleds. Dismissable.
Actually roll racing is what guys who get tired of fixing broken axles, transmissions, and spun clutches, never-mind replacing tires every other month, do. And contrary to popular belief it’s what guys have been doing since the hay day of the muscle car.
And these days it’s far more appropriate considering the sky-high hp most well tuned street cars are capable of. Unless you are AWD (and even then sh*t breaks) or on a prepped track with slicks, dig racing is for novices and guys with more money than brains.
Roll racing is little boys and ricers…plain and simple. If they’re tired of breaking stuff they should have built a better car. That civic would get WORKED on the street by the Corvette, this video proves nothing except that a lighter car is faster. The vette is not only faster but it will actually hold up to its power.
WOW I’d like to see you guys build a car like that. If that was a Colbalt you’d think it was the most amazing thing ever!!! There’s so many street races from a roll, YouTube it. I never liked tuners before, but to this date the fastest car I ever been in was a 10 sec Civic. Ever since I have huge respect. And the Civic I was in, belonged to a GM guy that wanted something different. And it was really reliable and daily driven even in Canadian winters.
I refer to my car as the “Anti-Rice”