Did This Lexus RC F Really Just Crush a BMW M4?

Drag Race

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Accordingto their bare stats, a drag race between a Lexus RC F and a BMW M4 should producea no-brainer winner. While the Lexus makes more horsepower than the BMW (470over 425), it weighs 100-200 lbs more than the Bimmer and produces less torquethan its German rival. So how did this RC F stay ahead of the M4 all the way to200 km/h (124 mph), where the tables finally turned? The answer could lie inthe BMW's loss of traction early in the run. Or does the Lexus have a hiddensecret that we didn't know about?

Checkout this acceleration comparison to 280 km/h and tell us what you think:

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