Calais V vs G6E Turbo drag race

Calais V vs G6E Turbo drag race

by March 4, 2015

As regular readers will know, here at MOTOR we performance test more or less every car we review.

Usually it’s just in the form of single-car runs to record data, but every now and then curiosity gets the better of us and we can’t help but line up for a good old drag race.

In the red corner, there’s Holden’s VF Calais, packed with 260kW/517Nm worth of 6.0-litre V8; representing the blues is Ford’s new FG X G6E Turbo, its 4.0-litre turbocharged six narrowly one-ups the Holden with 270kW and 533Nm of torque.

They’re close on paper, but which one takes glory on the strip? Watch and find out.