15 Action-Packed Videos of Planes Racing Cars

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Updated July 28, 2020
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Trever

Trever is a commercial pilot with over 1,700 hours of flight time as well as the owner and general manager of Inflight. He has numerous hours of mountain flying experience and a serious passion for teaching. In just 2 years he earned his Gold Seal Flight Instructor at the age of 22 and became a flight school owner at 23 years old.

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?

 

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NZ9X9A2efA

 

 

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.

 

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0OlHJHtuRU

 

 

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.

 

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROOeGPrC1Do&t=8s

 

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.

 

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6muw6pqzk_c

 

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?

 

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luH-rOYixY8

 

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.

 

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEYBh0SqOVg

 

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.

 

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVVLbMZ0AEE

 

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.

 

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADzQlyrRG2A

 

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?

 

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehWs5L4zzoA

 

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.

 

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRtH5HqfAek&t=197s

 

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?

 

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORWbLzJBnbc

 

 

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.

 

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHdD9TDWdkk

 

 

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!

 

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqyvfH3cV6o

 

 

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?

 

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlyQdocLbAc

 

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.

 

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Z82K3mRxm4

 

 


Trever

Trever is a commercial pilot with over 1,700 hours of flight time as well as the owner and general manager of Inflight. He has numerous hours of mountain flying experience and a serious passion for teaching. In just 2 years he earned his Gold Seal Flight Instructor at the age of 22 and became a flight school owner at 23 years old.