The Suzuki SV650 is, as you probably know, a motorcycle. And motorcycles generally go quicker than automobiles. In a race between a SV650 and a car that’s, say, 59 years old… there’s only going to be one winner, isn’t there? Right. Except, in this instance, it’s not the winner you might expect… This video is beyond awesome and if you love classic cars – you’re gonna dig this!
The ancient vehicle that easily outguns the beefy bike? A 1957 Chevy Bel Air. That’s right, an old-time Chevrolet. Sure, it’s not like the one your grandpa used to drive to pick up your grandma and take her to the drive-in in. Oh no. This bad boy has been modified. It now has an unreal horsepower to weight ratio. Which is why it FLIES.
The footage is from the helmetcam of the biker, so you only see the back of the car. But these things were/are things of beauty. Take a look:
Here’s the ‘race’…