There’s nothing more exciting than the roar of a high-performance car and the sheer power of state-of-the-art aircraft – and these videos prove it.
There’s one theme that you’ll probably pick up on pretty quickly, however: planes are pretty much always faster (but we’re not here to brag). Take a look at some of the action-packed videos of planes vs. cars below for an exhilarating pick me up.
1) Bugatti Veyron vs. EuroFighter Typhoon
Watch a Bugatti and a EuroFighter Typhoon go head to head in a horizontal/vertical two-mile race – who do you think will win?
2) Lamborghini Aventador vs. Stunt Plane
Two Fifth Gear racers race using the Lamborghini Aventador against the MX Aircraft MX2 stunt plane. Does one of the finest carmakers on the planet have a chance against state of the art aircraft? Watch the video and find out.
3) McLaren Speedtail vs F35 Fighter Jet
Get ready for an awesome rematch with this video – Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris face off in the super-slippery, 250mph McLaren Speedtail and the RAF in their 1200mph F35 jet.
4) Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vs. U.S. Navy Fighter Jet
From MotorTrent, this race pits Chevy’s stylish, high-performance “Blue Devil” Corvette ZR1 against its toughest adversary yet: a Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet.
5) F1 Car vs F/A-18 Hornet
F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo and F/A-18 Hornet pilot, Michael Keightley race their respective vehicles, pushing top speeds – but who can push theirs the highest?
6) Formula E Car vs. Airbus A350 & 787 Dreamliner
In this video, you get two for the price of one! Watch a high-performance ABB FIA Formula E Spark SRT-01E race both an Airbus and Dreamliner on a closed runway. How did the race turn out? Watch the video to find out.
7) Tesla vs. Fighter Jet vs. Formula 1 Car
Red Bull put together this match up, a three-way race of a Tesla P100D vs. a Formula 1 race car vs. an F16 Fighting Falcon. Will the hottest item in the automobile industry pull an upset against two veteran machines? Watch the video to see who’s victorious.
8) Lamborghini Huracán Performante vs. MiG0-29k
Another classic matchup between a high-end Lamborghini and state-of-the-art fighter jet – watch as the Indian Navy’s MiG-29k goes mono-a-mono against the Huracán Performante.
9) Porsche, Brabham & Formula 1 vs. Air-Race Plane
Seen at the Adelaide Motorsport Festival, Matt Hall’s Red Bull Air-Race plane took on not one, but three different high-performance vehicles – the Porshe GT2RS, Brabham BT62 and 1989 Leyton House Formula 1 car. Will any of these cars be able to defeat the aircraft?
10) Ford Fiesta vs. General Aviation Aircraft
For their #FiestaMovement campaign, Ford put together this journey race of a Fiesta vs. a GA airplane, racing from Logan Airport in Boston to a barbeque restaurant in Maine. Watch below to see who is chowing down on smoked brisket first.
11) Jet Car vs. Jet Aircraft
At Aviation Nation in 2016, a specialized car with a jet engine fastened to the tail faced off against a jet aircraft – will this be the car that finally puts airplane performance in its place?
12) Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. SA1100 Stunt Plane
This YouTuber takes a regular Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT and races it against a high-speed SA1100 stunt plane – take a look at what happened below.
13) V8 Supercar vs. Airplane
In anticipation of the Gold Coast 600, V8 Supercar championship leader Jamie Whincup races a plane along the shores of Australia’s coast – it’s both action-packed and beautiful!
14) Jaguar F-Type vs. Cessna 152
Red Bull closed down Oshawa Municipal Airport to pitt a Jaguar F Type vs. a Cessna 152 airplane. Do you think the small 200-hp plane can outrun the high-performance sports car?
15) Porsche 911 vs. Cirrus SR20
Watch one of the most popular luxury car brands in the world go up against one of the most popular small aircraft in the world, a Cirrus SR20 – the results may surprise you.