Yes, you have reed the title correctly. VW Golf MK1, called 16Vampir, with a 2.0 liter 16V engine that generates astonishing 1 100 HP has swept the strip with the legendary king of all drag strips in the world, 1 300 HP Nissan Skyline GT-R R35!
If anyone had told me something like that just an hour ago, I would have laugh in his face, but after watching the video, I was literally left speechless. It is The fastest VW Rabbit ever made, that is taking a full advantage of the German engineering and set a new VW AWD world record, pulling 8.29 seconds at 175 mph on a ¼ mile distance, leaving the GT-R almost entire second behind.
As you will see it for yourself in the video bellow, due to a superior first reaction and perfect launch control, the Godzilla had a very good start and got a fitting advantage, but only after a few yards, the lightweight 16Vampir quickly passed the GT-R R35 as its driver switched into fourth gear.
The entire video is also shot very good, with multiple cameras, so we can all see the whole race from many different angles. I specially like the rear view camera, on which you can see how this über babe says aufidersen to Godzilla. But enough ‘talks’, it is time to watch the video of this legendary race.