Between Weight Reduction or More Horse Power, Which One Will Win?

If we reduce the weight of one car to compete with a car that has higher horsepower, which car will win?

LegitStreetCars have run an experiement to proof it. They have taken a Mercedes E320 W211 and strip it down. The car is powered by a V6 engine producing 220 horsepower.

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On the other hand, they have chosen a Mercedes W202 AMG C43 which is powered by a V8 engine. The car has a 302 horsepower and they keep all the body panel and doors.

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Does the weight reduction helps the Mercedes W211 V6 to win the race? Watch the following video.

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