Watch Tesla Model X P100D Take On Ferrari 812 Superfast

OCT 5 2018 BY DOMENICK YONEY 17

Which is Superfastest?

Nothing gets the blood pumping like a little bit of drag racing first thing in the morning and Drag Times has just the thing for electric vehicle fans today. How about a Tesla Model X P100D versus a spicy red Ferrari 812 Superfast with your espresso? Good. Let’s take a quick look at the numbers, then.

The two face off at the Drag Times home track of Palm Beach International Raceway. The all-electric SUV pulls up to the line boasting 588 horsepower and 920 pound-feet of torque. These are, of course, pretty great numbers for the $164,000-vehicle until you’re reminded of the Model X’s 5,700-pound curb weight.

As for the Ferrari, its 6.5-liter V12 makes 790 HP with 530 lb-ft of torque in its stock form. And, it only weighs 3,594 lbs. Its biggest drawback, besides being a pollution-generating machine, is its $410,000 price tag.

Spoiler Alert*

The Tesla gets off to a great start, the driver all over that Christmas tree, like a drunk Santa. The Superfast gets a great view of the back of the Model X but as the drag strip shortens, manages to haul it in. While the result is not unexpected — a Model S P100D would have been a much closer finish — the big Tesla a quits itself quite nicely, with the slip showing an elapsed time of 11.341 at 117.48 miles per hour. The Ferrari easily wins this contest, however, with a 10.845 at 133.65 MPH.

Make sure you watch the video all the way to the end. DT throws in a bonus race against a seemingly-snoozing Ferrari 488, as well as an instrumented run showing a 3.11-second 0-to-60 time for the Model X P100D. Enjoy!

 

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17 Comments on "Watch Tesla Model X P100D Take On Ferrari 812 Superfast"

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Rick

In other words, in the real world the X is faster.

Alex

No it’s not.
Ferrari it’s a car for the racing track, where they just need once to accelerate from a standstill.
Besides that, Ferrari never cared much for straight line speed.
A “cheap” hellcat it’s probably faster.

Phel

The Hellcat is definitely faster, but also only two door and build for the drag strip. Doesn’t do much else very well.

REXisKing

Faster to 60-70-80.

REXisKing

In other news: Musk Shoots his mouth off and costs Tesla stock $20 a share.
Well, it’s a good day to Dollar-Cost-Average, buy on the dip.

Elon, you’re a great leader and have built a great company,
but leaders, don’t tweet like a 12 year old girl.
Only Positive Vibes Dude.

ffbj

That seems to be consensus, that the greatest enemy of Tesla’s stock price is Elon Musk.
It could be that in a circuitous way he is manipulating the stock price, which, if you predict when Musk will go off, you could make a lot of money. Or maybe it’s intentional to drive the price down, they buy more. Or maybe he just does not give a hoot about the price of the stock, at least for now. It should go up again with continuing good news concerning production and sales.
It’s the best car in the world you can get for the money, so just get one and forget about Musk.

REXisKing

The 200 day moving average is still $316, so, this is a great bargain. Especially before the financials are released for Q3.

REXisKing

Clean Technica just put a funny article out, how the shorts see the world.

InsideEV’s should put up a story about it:

https://cleantechnica.com/2018/10/05/this-is-failure/

John

Love it! (FanMan- I’m stealing it!)

REXisKing

The only thing is it would be hard to have fore-knowledge that the stock would drop more than $20 on just this one “joke” post. I don’t see it as manipulating the stock, it had an effect on the stock, but an unpredictable one, especially the magnitude. In another company, this might have cost a $1 move in price, and who knows, maybe up not down.

John

At this point, with quite a few Tweets to use as experience, I’ve got to believe that Elon knows what and how much a Tweet like today’s will move the stock needle. Think about this- maybe it’s his own way of thumbing his nose at the SEC and shorters. He moves the stock up and down at will with a simple Tweet. Kinda like, “Come on and stop me!”

REXisKing

Is Jimmy shorting Apple now?
More Bloomberg fake news, trying to tank Apple stock for short benefit?
About Apple servers infiltrated by Chinese hardware chip?

Big Solar

well a ferrari beat a 6000 pound SUV, impressive

(⌐■_■) Trollnonymous

Meh.

What’s the price as tested for each car?
What were the modifications if any?

Carl

I am sick of these Tesla drag races already!!!! Tesla blows the doors of this car & that car.. OF COURSE it blows off every damn cars doors off..It’s got an ELECTRIC MOTOR dummy!! The bigger news here would be if Tesla would just shut up & STOP BRAGGING about it!!!!

Robert Weekley

Carl, this is not a post from Tesla, or from Elon, so… You were saying?

Model3 Owned- Niro EV TBD -Past-500e and Spark EV,

Fun to watch; better yet, put 5 people in the car and drag race — oh wait…. 😉