Mercedes Actros vs Scania R500 - DRAG RACE & 44 Ton BRAKE TEST!

čas přidán 30. 10. 2020
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It’s the drag race you didn’t know you needed… Until today!
Mat’s in a Mercedes Actros, with a huge 10.7-litre engine that produces 480hp! Alongside him, we’ve got Yianni, who’s in the Scania R500, with an epic 13-litre engine that’ll put down 500hp!!
It’s the first time both Mat and Yianni have driven a HGV, and given how they’re so evenly powered, this one is too close to call… And just wait until they add the trailers on as well!
Who’s your money on? Let us know in the COMMENTS!
Thanks to Daniel for lending us his lorries - / @thisisashville
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Komentáře: 13 582

  • I am still laughing... The speed they cross line 😂🤦🏽‍♂️

    • This the funniest shitt ever

    • Mate this was the Best Drag Race ever.

    • When Matt was getting of the truck lol 😂

    • Your awesome yanni... You make us enjoy watching together with mat... One of a kind, best duo...

    • Why not do hovercrafts

  • The Mercedes seems to be shifting for fuel efficiency rather than peak power, unlike the Scania which seems to be going full on Chernobyl

    • Yeah, it didn't seen as a performance mode at all. It was still keeping the revs below 1500. Weird.

    • That's because it's a Euro6 truck, it's way stricter. If they put a measuring device on the truck it's only allowed to output twice the amount of stated emissions unlike cars who are never tested while on real roads.

    • @Marc Fransen Both of them are Euro 6. And I haven't seen a Euro 6 truck keep it in such low revs in real life performance mode. So perhaps he just didn't know how to turn it to P...

    • I know nothing about lorries but I do know that they're way faster than these two I work in a factory and I've seen drivers floor these things and its mind boggling how fast the acceleration is I dont get why these were so shit

    • That's seems very true! I have a feeling of these trucks were given to actual truck drivers who for example would use that clutch on demand, these trucks could probably post a second or two faster for their quarter mile times!

  • One of the most entertaining races 💀and the way they were so excited for going 56 mph is just amazing 😭

    • They can go faster if you knowhow, even with the limiter on 😁

  • 9:57 It's amazing how Daniel is able to totally change his voice during the countdown

  • How can you not tell the Nm amout of these trucks, it's more impressive than their horsepower

  • Absolutely LOVED this episode! Had a huge smile from start to end. I can't imagine the immense fun those two had in the trucks. But that exiting the cabin though 👏🏾🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • The drag race nobody asked for but everybody wanted

    • As always

    • You mean needed, they didnt want it because they didn't ask for it.

    • @IA_777 Just leave me alone, I know what I'm doing

    • @IA_777 same applies, they didnt need it cuz they didnt ask for it....

    • Next Drag race: Me and Yianni, both in drag with full make up with dress and high heels running the qtr mile

  • This was the funniest drag race ever 💀

  • I’ve never been so excited to see something travel at 50 mph

  • How did the respective companies react to this race? I'm dying to know! Very entertaining and informative! Thanks so much for making my day as always!

  • Everyone knows that Swedes make the best lorries.

    • Throw good peterbuilt, show em what real power is, never seen two diesels, so slow😂

    • @Jdub Wilson Peter built lmfao 🤣

    • @Jdub Wilson so what engine does peterbuilt make again?

    • @G Andersson Paccar mx

  • 5:10 mat's reaction to the horn is priceless 😂😂

    • Actros air horn 🤤

  • Seeing them in trucks make me want to see different vehicle races like buses, bikes, motor bike and all sorts of bizarre stuff

  • The way Mat came out of that truck in the end was hilarious

  • The braking power of trucks is astonishing. They can stop incredibly well considering the weight they have to halt. i was half expecting one of them to almost hit the steering wheel. More of this kind of thing please Carwow, this was hugely entertaining, more truck stuff

  • I had the chance to drive the back then prototype for the 2017 Freightliner New Cascadia, with a DD 10 gear transmission pulling a 25T load. Suddenly we were doing over 120km/hr during a Road test. It was great. Loved the truck.

  • Matt you & Yanni make a great team, love watching your vids & seeing your banter 😀

  • This was the most exciting drag race I've watched in a while. I went for a quick lesson on the Pel, got off and showered, made a drink, had my drink, then got back in time to see the end of the race. #AmazingRace .

  • These guys are the new Top gear... love the chemistry Matt and Yanni have on video. Their competitiveness is hilarious.

    • Bro, they do only dragraces. And the grand tour is the new top gear

    • @Curtis Jackson And it's bad 😂

    • @Piotr no its not, it seems u havent watched it yet :)

    • @Abdelsalam Zamar I watched 3 seasons of this scripted garbage. I was a fan of the original Top Gear, but they lost their magic. Is the new one out yet and good?

    • Imagine Doug in there 🤣

  • I think I enjoyed this one more than every other one so far! :) BUT I am sad that you guys forgot to tell the torque numbers on those engines! That would have been awesome since that is a place where they destroy most cars! The Mercedes has more than 2200 Nm for what I could find!

  • Great video, love the guys reactions. These modern trucks are amazing, almost drive themselves in silence and comfort. The first unit I drove was a 1977 ERF of about 280 HP and a crash gearbox, double clutching and matching was required, hard seat, sprung suspension and the cab pretty noisy. This actually needed driven and was pretty tiring! So slow on hills when loaded that I used to joke to folk that I could go out for a pee and still catch up with the truck! I would find it interesting to see the guys testing the old trucks!

    • I love erfs we have a one off version 3 axles all equally spaced

  • Here’s my suggestion for an unusual drag race: I would like to see a drag race between an electric bicycle, electric scooter, normal bike and moped car. Or a drag race between a Citroen 2CV and a dog.

  • I love how Denali keep finding perfect moves until she wins the drag race. She's very tactical in his combinations

    • I dislike that she's a BMW fan girl

    • it was indeed annoying in this video

    • I will buy every single piece of those cars then race with my home boys and girls😊

  • this was so fun to watch, these drag races are keeping me going at word today so thank you car wow ;)

  • May have been a different result if I WAS DRIVING!! 😂

  • Hahaha Mat, this is the funniest and most amazing drag you have ever done. I can't stop laughing.. You guys are comedians

  • This drag race is one of the best things to do 😂 funny and interesting!!

  • Can’t wait to see (Matt VS Yanni) Human drag race , and can’t wait to watch the soundcheck & braking test 😂🤣

  • Just goes to show racing can be a lot of fun without actually being fast. Great show love it.

  • Bet you guys loved it though; it's a great experience. I've done it with a trailer and done a US Peterbilt unit only. I've found out not far from me just over the Thames in Kent there's a place to do the Kenworth too. It's defo on my bucket list as the w900 is my fave US rig.

  • This is surprisingly more exciting than other car drag races Edit: roses r red, violets r blue, I got so many likes because of u! Thanks for the likes!

  • The best friend-rivalry of Mat and Yianni is why Carwow is so awesome!

  • This is one of the best videos you guys have posted, I've laughed so much

  • 12:56 Scania: We have 500HP Mercedes: What is the need for 500HP WHEN WE HAVE POWER BUTTON 😂

  • These two are such great personalities. Always make me laugh lol so funny

  • Best drag race ever! 🤣 The speed on the finish line....

  • This is the weirdest drag race of all time but somehow it was very entertaining Edit: thanks for 500 likes :)

  • Massively entertaining. The best was watching Matt get out of the truck at the end, haha! But a really good video, great job. 👍

  • PLEASE do more of this kind! It's great fun!

  • What a hilarious drag race! Great idea and execution! So so original and funny! Great job guys!!!

  • Mats laugh at 14:24 😂 Hilarious 😂😂

  • Never stop making these types of vids. Sickest thing anyone has ever thought of.

  • Let's just appreciate Daniel for lending them the lorrys,and giving us a magnificent race.

    • Thanks so much to Daniel.

  • i feel like this is more intense and funny than an actual supercar drag race

  • I'd love to have seen this done in trucks with a manual box

  • I think even for a Diesel the gear changing at the MB is happening at a extremely low RPM, even because it was on power mode.

  • Love the variety races with other vehicles other than cars, I love car but sometimes a switch up is nice.

  • When you were towing, I notice the load cover was deployed on the Scania, opposed to an open load for the Merc. I still reckon the Merc would have got trounced but the Merc must have had increased drag imposed on it. But it helped with braking.

  • Next time: Boeing 747 vs. Airbus A380 | Drag race, rolling race and brake test from 360 mph

  • I would pay to see more of truck reviews. Would be fun content.

  • Anytime Matt and Yanni are on cam......the laughs are guaranteed!!!! Y’all need your own prime time

  • The Scania has always been on my short list and it's easier to service, also.

  • It's like Daniel is taking out the children to a field trip 😂 the way they get excited on the horn Lmao

  • Being from the U.S I don’t understand all your slang terms but this was hilarious you guys are great entertainment and for whatever reason this was more interesting then the super car races and I got no clue why

  • These drag races get crazier and crazier and I'm loving it😂😂

  • This is the most intense drag race I’ve ever watched 🤣🤣

  • Would have been nice if they gave us more specs and info on the engines, cos I was actually really curious! Like how many cylinders, the engine configuration, torque figures. All that would have made this video that much better.. and carwow should have know that by now. So bit of a disappointment unfortunately :(

    • Its a v8 2500nm torque

    • @Neil Titmus im guessing you didnt do your own idea and "google it"... this is a straight 6 (l6) with 13litres. the merc is also a straight 6 with 10.8 litres

    • Both are straight 6 with 12 speed SMG gearbox and the redline is 2500 rpm..

  • I wanna see more funny drag races like this 😂😂😂

  • I'm a trucker in the UK. Love the video, please could you do a full HGV drag race please, so Renault, Volvo, Ford, Iveco etc... Would be great fun for us truckers. Not a real retail market, but you and Vani in a full test would be great for us Key workers. Please and Cheers :D

  • Braking test was absolutely amazing!

  • Daniel seems like such a chill guy, tolerating the children that Mat and Yianny are

    • lmao

    • @Elias Schmid yeah it does

    • @Manta Holy Don't sweat it. Every group has their pisse-vinaigres as they say in French. Have a great day!

    • @tupolev141 damn man that made my day ahhah - thanks man!

  • Hi guys, i laughed my pants off, loved this stuff. However i would dare u to perform a drag race in mobile telescopic boom-cranes. Try the RT versions maybe, or 3 axle AT. Love to see that coming. Thanks for making this great video. 👌✌👏

  • The laughter at the end was the most entertaining thing 😂😂

  • The end when he got out the truck had me rolling 🤣

  • Best drag race ever 😜🤠 Mat you should know that Scania are the kings when it comes to making trucks or Lorry as you call them

  • Great connection these guys have together 🤩

  • 8:25 1 mph difference is just enough for a lorry driver to start an overtake that is going to last for the next 20 miles

    • Yeah the famous “Elefantenrennen” the Germans like to call it

    • 1mph difference is sufficient to complete an overtake in about 50 seconds.

    • @Neil Snape how? I think it should be at least around 1 minute 20 seconds if my maths is correct

    • Difference in distance covered during one minute = 27 metres. Typical max length artic = 16 metres. Rigid+trailer can be 18.5 metres, but these are less common. Typically a lorry will pull out when he’s about four to five metres off the arse end of the lorry in front, he’ll typically pull back in when he gets a considerate flash of the lights from the lorry he’s overtaking to say, you’re all clear, pull in. Time elapsed = 50 - 60 seconds.

    • @Neil Snape but 32 (combined length) divided by 27 (the difference in speed) is 1.185 minutes which is 71 seconds and that doesn't include the extra length needed to safely overtake

  • This was so fun to watch, the rivalry between Yainni and Mat is hilarious.

    • Imagine their girlfriends drive these two lorries

  • Best drag race ever done by carwow, hands down

  • I really enjoyed this drag race...never seen big trucks doing drag race

  • the way yiani said oh no .. when the actors was coming closer was hilarious 😂

  • I had seen a Scania semi truck once in Indiana as a tanker for a local gas station. I was shocked!

  • That was more entertaining than watching any Ferrari or lambo 😂😂

  • Great vid, very funny, especially Matt getting out. That Merc was disappointing. However it was flashing indicators when emergency stopping.

  • Hi Mat,I request you to have a drag race with Volvo,scania, Mercedes trucks as well. It will be a great fun to see the drag race between all three ,💪💪👍

  • 14:06 this actually is like the same of sound and feelings when the moment you're in the airline, landing touching the ground.

  • This is the most exciting drag races because every 1mph and every second actually count And there's plenty of time to tease when you're winning

  • I think the break test was the coolest, held on to my seat for a second there 😬

  • We now need a truck drag race between Scanias and volvos... It would be epic.

    • Old 143 500 vs FH16 would be amazing

    • What about the busses

    • @Dan23 7 true🔥

    • @Ekansh Dutt Sure.. include them too😂😂

    • As well as DAF

  • The best drag race ever. Thanks for making my day 😂😂😂

  • Hi,Mat! You can make videos with normal cars,as example bmw e46 330i (231hp) VS 330d (204hp) . I mean some closer cars to “ours” . 😁 And of its possible to show us the km/h on the final,not only the time,would be great!

  • These both guys are fighting like kids 😂😂😂😂 both are my inspiration and favourite ♥️♥️♥️♥️

  • Great video and it might educate people regarding the problems truckers put up with everyday. They don't build up speed like a car, but they do stop very well. I've been driving trucks for 30 years now, and still enjoy it. Can I ask that everyone be a little more patient out there, on the roads? At roundabouts and junctions, when we pull out into the traffic, we aren't trying to upset people. There is a delay when you accelerate, especially when loaded so unfortunately when a speeding car comes whanging round the roundabout, we are already committed to the manoeuvre. 99% of us are considerate, professional drivers. There are a few that don't give a monkeys, but luckily, not that many. Stay safe Guys 🚛

  • We truck drivers love such videos 😊

  • This is actually more funny then normal drag races...

    • True I laughed when they trying to figure out how to drive a truck XD

    • Exactly yeah 😹

  • HI Matt! Since you've asked, I was thinking maybe you can make a video of a much longer drag race like, a very long track with bunch of sport cars.

  • Ha Ha Ha you guys are so funny. If every time you said "come on" a horse power would increase, those trucks would be the most powerful in the world.. I love your channel Mat and Yianni

  • Truck is a word 😀 Lorry is an emotion 🔥

  • 😂😂😂😂😂Just watching the 2nd run made me laugh so hard made my stomach hurt... So hilarious

  • Honestly guys this was great Daniel should also come in regularly 8 know he is busy almost all the time seen his channel but he can use some air when he comes through...

  • Drag races and brake tests with supercars: Informative. Drag races and brake tests with lorries: Entertaining. Please do more of this, I enjoyed it a lot!

  • Was waiting for the torque numbers, bet that 13liter can put out like 2200nm

  • As Matt climbed out it was like watching a cat stretch down a fence 😂

  • They're having so much fun doing this!! 😅

  • These 3 need to do a TOP GEAR spin off!

  • Will be fun to see the drag race btwn these and the Teslsa semi.. That will be epic..Great video

  • I dare say this is the most entertaining video you have made so far!

    • watch the BTS on the Ashville channel,

    • agreed

    • @ABritishGuy no

    • Yep! Cars were getting too predictable... But we keep watching anyway. 🤦🏽‍♂️

  • Lol Mat: "mine sounds like a ship" Yanni: "mine sounds like a...something louder than a ship"

  • Funniest drag race of you two I'd ever watched 😂😂

  • Now you need to race a couple of coaches and a couple of double decker buses, that would be fun to watch, lol.😄