Drag racers have pitted the Tesla Model S P100D against some of the speediest cars money can buy, and the outcome surprised us all.
Tesla has earned a reputation for building all-electric cars that are capable of incredible acceleration, but lining up against the likes of Porsche, Ferrari and McLaren in a quarter-mile race, its victory was far from certain.
But win it did, and pretty impressively too. With a blistering 10.5-second finish time, it outpaced 11 of the best supercars on the planet and cemented its place as the drag strip king.
Considering the Tesla’s the heaviest car in the race, and looks like more of a family four-wheeler than a sports car, that’s some pretty good going.
It’s not the first time Tesla’s taken the spoils either. Remember when its Model X crossover SUV crushed the Lamborghini Aventador SV? Elon Musk & co. have become quite the dominant force on the drag race circuit.
Maybe those supercars need to go electric if they ever want to stand a chance of ever leaving the Tesla eating dirt.
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