"Is the 2015 Chevy Corvette Stingray faster than the 2015 BMW i8 Hybrid in a straight up drag race? In other words which is faster a traditional V8 or a new BMW Hybrid gasoline and electric power plant. Just watch this TFLcar drag race video to find out."

The BMW i8 is down on power compared to the 2015 Chevy Corvette Stingray, but can the plug-in hybrid BMW make up for that deficit with instant off-the-line torque and four-wheel-drive?

The races are actually closer than you might expect.

Check out the video to see which vehicle is the winner.