Slicks versus road tires

Right from the get-go you know this isn't really a fair fight.

The Tesla Model 3 Performance is road legal, fitted with proper road tires. Meanwhile, the Chevrolet Corvette rolls up wearing a big pair of mean 'ol slicks.

From a drag racing perspective, slicks provided perhaps the biggest single advantage, especially when you're driving a RWD power monster like this tuned Corvette.

Let's not overlook the fact that the Tesla Model 3 typically wins in these short drags. However, it wasn't ever going to stand a chance in this unfair fight. The Model 3 can zip to 60 MPH in just 3.13 seconds, meaning it's surely no slouch.

Here's the timeslip from the race, with the Corvette on the left. Ignore the 1,320, this is an 1/8th-mile track:

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Video description: Street King's Chevrolet Corvette Grandpavette Vs 2018 Tesla Model 3 Performance

Drag racing's Grandpavette Ivan Alcazar, as usual, gapping the competition.

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