Tesla Model S P85D Races Snowmobile On Iced-Over Lake – Video

MAR 13 2015 BY ERIC LOVEDAY 6

Our translation from Norwegian to English is crude (courtesy of Google Translate), but we think we understand the gist of the Klikk.no article and accompanying video.

Basically, a Tesla Model S P85D without studs or tire chains is challenging a snowmobile on an iced-over lake that’s covered by a thin layer of snow. The snowmobile is an 800-cc, 160 HP “Lunx Boondocks” model.

Snowmobiles perform best on snow, so this iced-over lake is not ideal for the sled, but the P85D isn’t exactly at home on ice either.

The sled driver claims that on just snow, the snowmobile would’ve best the Tesla. Probably true. But here on ice, it’s the P85D that wins the race.

Musk Tweets Of Unlikely Race Between Tesla Model S P85D And A Snowmobile

Musk Tweets Of Unlikely Race Between Tesla Model S P85D And A Snowmobile

Source: Klikk.no

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6 Comments on "Tesla Model S P85D Races Snowmobile On Iced-Over Lake – Video"

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Pretty cool. Not many other vehicles out there yet, with AWD digital traction control.

Can’t wait for the freaky climbing videos for the Model X, once it’s released.

Do the producers of the “Ice Road Truckers” reality show know about this? 🙂

Oh Brother, what’s next, Model S against a space faring rocket ship? Gee I wonder who would win?? When will we see the Model S for all the other utility it offers which are arguably unmatched in any other similar class car.

Well, this is fake.
The snowmobile just dump all power out to produce and maintain the longest skid possible.
Avoiding such skid, way easy wiht a snowmobile, and there is no match.
Just for info, snowmobile beat F1 in acceleration.
So even on the street it would beat the S badly.
Tesla is great, but cum’on.

I bet Model S can’t beat an 800HP air boat:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bil4pSRFJZo

😉

I highly object to auto-start videos.