Modified C8 Corvette vs. Tesla Model S Plaid – 1000ft. Drag Race

January 8th, 2024

Who would win in a 1,000-foot drag race between a C8 Chevrolet Corvette and a Tesla Model S Plaid? How about of the Corvette was modified to enhance performance? Tonight, we will see as these two cars slug it out on the blacktop. Buckle-up because this one is about to get rowdy. Let’s have a look at the machines: The all-wheel drive Tesla is making it happen in the right lane. Powered by a trio of electric motors, the stock Tesla Model S can produce the equivalent of 1,020hp. As one of the most capable production vehicles on the planet, Read More

Tesla Model S Plaid vs. Bugatti Chiron – Drag Race

September 27th, 2023

This contest gives the term “big money race” a whole new meaning. You see, the machines involved are worth a fortune. Can you say sticker shock? The Bugatti comes with a sticker price of approximately $3.8-million. On the opposite end of the spectrum, the Tesla Model S Plaid with the Track Pack only costs about $130K. More than your average golf cart, the Tesla Model S Plaid Track Pack comes with a top speed of 200 mph. The track Pack yields a carbon-ceramic brake package with six-piston forged front calipers, four-piston forged rear calipers and high-performance pads as well as Read More

Tesla Plaid Owner Challenges 1000WHP Corvette ZR1 Owner – Street Hits

July 21st, 2022

Everybody who is anybody in street racing has heard about the exploits of the phenomenon known as the Tesla Plaid. This zero-emission, all-electric production sedan is capable of consistent 9-second quarter-mile passes as long as the battery is fully charged. Exactly what is the most intimidating aspect of the Tesla Plaid? The power? It has the capacity to generate more than 1,000hp. The acceleration? With its all-wheel drivetrain, the Plaid hooks up like nobody’s business. Maybe it’s the exhaust note? Nope, it’s a silent killer. The scariest part about the Tesla Plaid is the consistency. The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, on Read More

Ferrari SF90 vs Tesla Model X Plaid Drag Race

July 14th, 2022

Not all 1,000 HP cars are created equal, watch the 1,000 HP Ferrari SF90 Stradale take on the 1,020 HP Tesla Model X Plaid in a 1/4 Mile Drag Race

Insane 1500HP Twin Turbo Chevy Silverado vs. Tesla Plaid – Drag Racing

March 2nd, 2022

Everyone wants a piece of the latest champion of the production car lineup. Surprisingly, this slot is currently being held by an innocuous looking, all-electric, all-wheel drive sedan from North America. Propelled by three electric motors, the Tesla Model S Plaid is capable of producing 1,020hp and accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in less than 2-seconds. Typical quarter-mile elapsed times are in the 9-second range. This one is bone stock, including a full interior. Only the front license plate has been removed. Taking on the Plaid today is an insane 2004 Chevrolet Silverado stepside pickup. Like the Tesla, the Read More

This vs That – Tesla Model S Plaid vs 130HP Yamaha Banshee Rail Job

February 22nd, 2022

Today, we have an unorthodox matchup between what is being billed as the World’s Fastest Production Vehicle and what is essentially a souped-up motorcycle engine on a bare frame. The powerful Tesla – which tips the scale at nearly two-and-a-half-tons – will be challenged by the speedy four-wheeler which weighs only 260-pounds. Let’s take a closer look. The Tesla Model S Plaid is powered by a trio of electric motors fed by a series of lithium-ion batteries. The batteries cover the floor pan of the sedan, giving it a low center of gravity, but they are very heavy. Regardless, the Read More

World’s First Tesla Model S Plaid Hub Dyno Pull

February 1st, 2022

Does the Tesla Model S Plaid truly generate 1020HP? The quickest – and most accurate – way to answer that question is with a pull on the dynamometer. This test will be handled by a Canadian firm called Uptown Autosport. The dyno in question is an all-wheel drive Mainline Pro Hub dyno with a capacity of 2200HP. The Tesla Mode S Plaid has been around for approximately one-year. It has been seen whipping tail at dragstrips, airstrips and on the street. With all-wheel drive and instantaneous application of torque, the Plaid is especially proficient at dig racing. It also features Read More

Ultima RS Kit Car vs. Tesla Model S Plaid – Street Hits

December 29th, 2021

One might think that the Ultima RS is some “Johnny-Come-Lately”. In fact, Ultima Sports Limited has been building Le Mans style kit cars for more than three-decades. The binding question is: Can the V8 powered super-lightweight racer hold its own against the latest Tesla lightning bolt to hit the street? Tonight, we’ll find out. At a curb weight of just 2,050-pounds, this Ultima RS is powered by a mid-mounted 6.2-liter supercharged LT5 engine similar to the one found in a Corvette ZR1. With custom tuning and other modifications, this LT5 is laying down approximately 750hp to the rear tires. Speaking Read More

Tesla Model S Plaid World Record Pass

July 28th, 2021

Who would have ever thunk it? The latest and greatest thing on the drag strip and street is an all-electric vehicle manufactured in the good old U.S. of A.? The Tesla Model S Plaid is blowing the doors off everything with the stones to line up next to it. This video gives us the opportunity to get up close as Chad Roberson takes down the (Plaid) world record during the MITM Elite gathering at the World Wide Technology Raceway in St. Louis, Missouri. The all-wheel drive Tesla Model S Plaid utilizes a trio of lithium-ion powered electric motors to manufacture Read More

First real Porsche Taycan Turbo S vs Tesla Model S Performance Drag Race

December 7th, 2020

It’s the first real Taycan Turbo S vs Tesla Model S Performance down a real 1/4 Mile Drag Strip. If you’re looking for a Taycan or Model S head over to DuPont registry.

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