It was bound to happen. Kawasaki’s track-only, supercharged, 300-horsepower H2R is the world’s fastest production bike and the Bugatti Veyron is the world’s fastest production car. Here’s what happens when you let them loose on an airfield for a half-mile drag race.

Super Street managed to get the H2R together with a handful of high-power exotics, including the 1,200 HP Veyron (with a Super Sport tune?) and a 1,350 HP Nissan GT-R from SP Engineering. The results are telling.

Here’s the H2R vs. Veyron:

And here’s the Kawi vs. GT-R:

If there was every any doubt that aerodynamics and light weight makes the difference, consider that quashed. But sometimes outright power wins the day.


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