The Weekly Five For August 30th, 2012 - Greatest Drag Race, GT86 vs AE86, Juke-R vs GT2RS, Kawasaki vs Alpha 12, LFA VLN

MotorTrend's Greatest Drag Race 2

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You may remember the internet's "World's Greatest Drag Race" from nearly a year ago, where a handful of the latest and greatest sports and super cars were pitted against one another in a spectacularly orchestrated quarter-mile drag race, however, MotorTrend has decided to make a sequel. Pitting a Lamborghini Aventador, Nissan GT-R Black Edition, Ford Shelby GT500, McLaren MP4-12C, Jaguar XKR-S, Porsche 911 Carrera S, Subaru BRZ, Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series and Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 against each other on an abandoned airstrip at El Toro Marine Base, prepare to watch one of the greatest drag races around - again. Enjoy.
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Auto Express - AE86 vs GT86 Comparison

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We all know the newly-released Toyota GT86 to already be one of the greatest-handling, fun-to-drive, rear-wheel-drive low-entry sports cars around, but surely you know the platform was based on the original - the Toyota AE86. Auto Express does a fantastic job of comparing today's GT86 with the age-old AE86, slinging both cars around a race track as well as commenting on both cars' interiors and overall potentials - regardless of each car's age. Enjoy.

Juke-R vs Porsche 911 GT2 RS - CAR and DRIVER

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A while ago, the adventurous engineers at Nissan decided they'd try and see if they can make a Nissan Juke as fast as the untouchable Nissan R35 GT-R. They did a fantastic job fitting the 485 horsepower VR38DETT twin-turbo engine into the Juke, along with every other significant component to come from an R35 GT-R, but can the Juke-R really stand up to the GT-R's competition - The Porsche 911 GT2 RS? Watch this in-depth, 16 minute comparison review by CAR and DRIVER to find out. Enjoy.

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R vs Nissan GT-R AMS Alpha 12+

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Sometimes we think of crazy questions, like is a sports bike faster than a sports car? Well, the answer's obvious isn't it? What if that sports bike happens to be a 2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R making nearly 220 hp? Oh whatever is insane enough to challenge those figures is sure to lose, unless of course its a Nissan GT-R stepping up to the challenge. However, this is no ordinary GT-R - far from it. This is the Nissan GT-R AMS Alpha 12+, and guess how much power it makes? 1000hp. Where's your bike now? Its a speck in the GT-R's rear view mirror. Or is it? Watch, Find Out, and Enjoy.

Gazoo Racing LFA during 2011 VLN Nurburgring

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Ever wanted to see a Lexus LFA chase two Porsches on the legendary Nurburgring track? Well, here we have 10 minutes of footage of the 2011 VLN Nurburgring endurance race, with the camera car being none other than Gazoo Racing's Lexus LFA, but does the Lexus LFA ever actually catch up to the pair of Porsches? Find out, and Enjoy.
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