Land Rover Dallas in Dallas, Texas invites you to view the first ever off-road drag race between a car and a plane! Join Mike Cross, Jaguar Land Rover’s Chief Vehicle Integrity Engineer, in his 2014 Range Rover Sport as he goes up against the legendary WW2 Vickers Supermarine Spitfire Fighter Plane.
Here is a breakdown of the contenders:
– The 1945 Spitfire TR9 V12 Merlin engine with dual stage duel speed supercharger capable of producing 1750 horsepower.
– The 2014 Range Rover Sport V8 Supercharged boasting 510 horsepower and a 0-62 time of 5 seconds
This one-of-a-kind high-speed drag race took place along the grass airstrip at the Goodwood Aerodome in Sussex and kicked off the weekend’s Festival of Speed where the new Range Rover Sport made its UK debut.
And now let us see who emerges the victor in this truly remarkable and unique race….