Video: Supercar, superbike, F1 car, jet, fighter jet go head to head; who won?

 khaleejtimes.com  9/22/2018 10:15:27 AM  2  Web Report

It was a race of a lifetime.

Three supercars, a superbike, a Formula 1 car, a private jet and a fighter jet vied alongside at a tech festival in Istanbul.

The five drivers raced against each other on a 400metre runway as the fighter jet and private jet took off next to them at Istanbul's new international airport, reports Mailonline.

It was part of the ongoing aviation, space and technology festival. The event is being held before the official opening of the airport in October.

A Kawasaki H2R motorcycle, Tesla P100DL, Aston Martin New Vantage and Lotus Evora GT 430 participated in the spectacular race, which ended in a photo finish.�

Even as�Red Bull Formula 1 car moved at a breakneck speed,�eventually Supersport World Champion Kenan Sofuoglu, from Turkey, rode his Kawasaki H2R motorcycle to victory in the epic race, the report said.

British Formula 1 driver Jake Dennis, who drove the Red Bull car, came a close second.

Solo Turk's F-16 jet stood at the third spot. The fourth place was bagged by Tesla P100DL, driven by Emma Kimilainen.

Yagiz Avci drove the Aston Martin New Vantage, and Toprak Razgatlioglu raced in a Lotus Evora GT 430, the report added.

Vehicle specifications

But how do the vehicles compare?

Lotus Evora GT 430

Top speed: 196 mph (315 km/h)Horsepower: 430 bhp (320 kW)Engine size: 3,500 cc

Price: �112,500

Red Bull Formula 1 car RB14

Top speed: ~210mph Engine size: 1,600 cc

Price: unknown

F-16 fighter jet

Top speed: 1,500 mph Thrust: 27,000lbs

Cost: �11million

Challenger 605

Top speed: 541mph (870km/h)Thrust: 17,458lbs

Cost: �20.5million

Kawasaki Ninja H2R

Top speed: 250mph (400km/h)Horsepower:� 310 bhp (230 kW) Engine size: 998 cc

Prize: �42,000

Tesla P100DL

Top speed: 155mph (250 km/h)Horsepower: 778 bph (585 kW) Range: 0-62 mph (100 km/h) in 2.1 seconds

Price: �85,000-110,000

Aston Martin New Vantage

Top speed: 195mph (315km/h) Horsepower:� 503bhp (375 kW)Engine size: 4,000 cc

Price: �120,900�

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