Watch Tesla Model S P100D Race Porsche 911 Turbo S In 1/2-Mile
Let’s see just how well the Tesla Model S P100D fares when it’s a more lengthy, half-mile challenge.
Generally, most of the races we find and share are of the quarter-mile variety, which makes sense since that’s really a standard metric, like zero-to-60-mph times. One big complaint from many is that an electric car with huge initial torque may perform well in a short race, but not so much in the long run. Of course, the other battle comes down to how well would these Tesla’s do on a winding track, but that’s another story, right?
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Hopefully, you like Linkin Park, but there’s always the mute button. You may not want to deal with the sound of the Porsche anyhow …
Let’s have a closer look at the cars’ specs:
2015 Porsche 911 Turbo S (camera car) :
- GIAC/Champion Tune/bolt ons
- Dyno results: 667 wheel horsepower, 600 wheel torque
- ~750 crank horsepower
- Street tires
Tesla Model S P100D:
- Stock with Ludicrous
- Dyno results: 588 wheel horsepower, 920 wheel torque
- Rated at 762 horsepower
Some of you may be surprised at the results … some, not so much. It’s important to keep in mind that as you shop for your next car, while quarter-mile and half-mile times are great, and cars that impress in those areas are “King” in many outlets, unless you’re breaking the law or beating your car up at the drag strip, zero-to-30-mph and zero-to-60-mph metrics are really all we might utilize and experience in real-world, public-road driving.
Video Description via longboarder949 on YouTube:
Longboarder’s 2015 Porsche 911 Turbo S takes on a Tesla Model S P100D “Ludicrous Mode” at OmegaMotorsports NoFlyZone California April 7, 2018.