2016 Tesla Model X Vs 2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S – Drag Race Video

JUN 3 2017 BY ELECTRICCARSTV 18

It’s not like the lowly Porsche ever had a chance against the mighty, all-electric Model X.

A 2016 Tesla Model X is pitted against a 2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S. On paper, the Porsche might have a chance, but when the rubber hits the tarmac, it’s all Model X.

Video description:

“2016 Tesla Model X Vs 2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S. Drag Race. Driven Winnipeg 2016. + Dodge Challenger hellcat SRT Vs Tuned Toyota Corolla AE86.”

Morale of the story, don’t bring a gasser to fight an EV in a race between street legal offerings.

This Ain’t Gonna End Well For The Porsche

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18 Comments on "2016 Tesla Model X Vs 2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S – Drag Race Video"

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Robert Weekley

Not much of a ‘Drag Race’, mostly a ‘StreetRace’, without traffic! No lights! No Timer! No Results Board!

David Murray

And how long is that parking lot? It’s not even 1/8 mile by the look of it. maybe 1/16.

Miggy

Maybe 100m

Marty

Put them on a race track. Morale: your Tesla will finish 2 minutes slower on a 5-minute track. If battery doesn’t die, of course.

Will Davis

I don’t know if you’re trying to be funny or just plain stupid, but we don’t like your kind on this website.

To correct your idiocy, it’s unlikely the battery will die IN A MERE FIVE MINUTES.

Mark

It is likely to derate.

That’s not something you see with a car from a traditional automaker.

Jacob

Yeah, you do see it from regular carmakers as well, see the Mustang GT350 class-action lawsuit. http://jalopnik.com/shelby-gt350-mustang-owners-suing-ford-over-overheating-1793541621

Koenigsegg

In my 4 years of driving, I’ve never been to nor driven at a race track. Only in video games.

There is no race track on your commute to work or school in your every day, day to day life. And that goes for everybody.

Race tracks are fictitious places for testing, high speeds and wasting gas.

Tesla’s are real cars designed for real world driving and just happen to give real ass spankings to any type of car that happens to be next to an almighty Tesla at a light or a stop, just guzzling gas waiting to be smoked by a gasless electric tyrant 🙂

TheJode

These are SUVs, the Model X being a seven-seater. If you’re taking an SUV to a track day, you’re just doing it wrong! The same goes for a large premium sedan like a BMW 7-Series, Mercedes S-class, or Tesla Model S. Right tool for the job…

Will Davis

The tesla guy jumped the gun. She hadn’t even said ‘go’.

K L

Spoken like someone who has yet to experience the instant torque of an electric motor. Go take a test drive with ANY EV. It might look like “jumping the gun”, but that’s the new normal.

Koenigsegg

It’s called instant torque. Tesla’s leap from a standstill when you smash the accelerator pedal.

Just a perk of the electric motor

John

I liked that blonde shape better than either cars. Instant infinite torque of electric motor definitely beat gas engine from start line, but once it gets to speed it is the efficiency and longevity of the power plants that matters. So it’s gas engine/transmission wear vs battery degradation that matters.

James

Is it 1981? Is the lady in the miniskirt really necessary?

Carrier

YES, car hoes will always be en vogue.

Nicholas

Audis used to be nice cars.

Mister G

LOL Model x is going to race with falcon wings open, maybe then cayenne has a chance.

Mister G

wow 2016 cayenne turbo s costs $150k, more than a model x lol