Which Is Quicker In A Drag Race : Toyota Hilux Dakar Vs Toyota Land Cruiser GR Sport? (Video)
Which is quicker in a drag race between a Toyota Hilux Dakar and a Toyota Land Cruiser GR Sport SUV.
Carwow have teamed up with Red Bull & Toyota, and they brought brought the Dakar Rally Hilux and a Toyota Land Cruiser GR Sport for a straight-line drag and the results may surprise you.
But how does these two epic Toyota Land Cruiser-based contenders stack up despite sharing much of their underpinnings and mechanicals.
The Toyota Land Cruiser
Kerb Weight : 2,630kg
The Toyota Land Cruiser GR Sport is powered by a 3.5-litre twin-turbo V6 that can put down 415-horsepower and 650Nm of torque. Power’s delivered to all four wheels by a 10-speed automatic gearbox.
Dakar Rally Hilux
Kerb Weight : 2,000kg
The Dakar Rally Hilux, the off-road competition car based on the Hilux, is also equipped with a 3.5-litre twin-turbo V6, but the power output has been limited to 361hp and 650Nm.
With the Dakar Rally Hilux on the sand and Toyota Land Cruiser on the tarmac, the GR Sport was the quickest, completing the 1/4 mile in 14.7 seconds while Hilux does the same in 15.7 seconds.
In the side-by-side drag race and both cars on the tarmac, the Dakar Rally Hilux reached the 1/4 mile in 13.8 seconds while the Toyota Land Cruiser GR Sport does this in 14.7 seconds.