For some time now, the team behind the AMS GT-R have been on a quest to go as fast as they possibly can. That means eight second quarter-mile times. It means over 200 mph trap speeds, and it means running into a level of competition that knows how to create tremendous power. Such is the case when the AMS crew found themselves at the King of the Streets Texas Invitational speed event.

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The AMS GT-R is powered by an aluminum twin-turbocharged V-6 engine. Instead of the 3.8 liters found in a stock GT-R, it's been buffed up a bit out to 4.0 liters. It has redesigned engine management software, upgraded turbos, and a beefy transmission. The car also has a parachute hanging off the rear end, which is the international racing sign for "This car can go fast". How fast? How does a 0-60 mph time of 1.63 seconds sound? That number doesn't even make sense, yet it's a number that the car can hit.

At the Texas Invitational event, the AMS GT-R went head to head against some seriously burly machines. Twin-turbo Lamborghini Gallardos and Vipers were on the scene to try and gun for the top spot. The competition started with 42 names on a board. At the end, just one was left... and it belonged to the owner of the AMS GT-R.

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