Model S P100D & Lambo Huracan Take Their Issues To The Drag Strip

Now that we know just how competitive the Model S P100D can be against a genuine supercar like the Huracan on the street, it’s time to see what they can really do on the drag strip.

The battle took place at Palm Beach International Raceway where the all-new Model S P100D Ludicrous lined up against the Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 for a 1/4 mile drag race that everyone knew was going to come down to the wire.

Without straight up telling you which one won, we can share the fact that this was a near photo finish and that both cars ran the 1/4 mile in the 10.8 range, which is an absolutely marvelous achievement for the P100D seen as how it hadn’t managed to stay ahead of the Huracan for too long when they previously met last week.

The owner of the P100D however stated that the Tesla’s best run “was done at just 82% state of charge and we believe we’ll do better next time out at 90% and above.”

We’ve also found a clip of the same P100D taking on a slightly modified Nissan GT-R at PBIR. The Nissan had a little bit more power and torque thanks to a custom tune, but again, the result was a genuine photo finish.

Let us know how you feel about the P100D’s achievements and if you’d pick either it or the Huracan as your car of choice for the occasional drag race.

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  • kachuks

    Jumped the light against the GT-R?

    • alexxx

      yes

    • DragTimes

      no, reaction time of the Tesla was .06, legit… 🙂

    • S3XY

      It’s called instant torque

      • BqWsRe

        Called trying too hard to defend a car that is “so amazing”…for the wealthy class only.

        The real electric revolution is in the mass market like the Chevy Bolt.

  • BqWsRe

    On YouTube these videos are a dime a dozen.

    This site is just rehashing YouTube. Clickbait.

    • Polyester Poontang

      Do you push ^ even when you don’t like the comment.

      • BqWsRe

        Sorry, forgot. Did now.

  • benT

    in the suburbs it’s the ability to get away that matters.

  • S3XY

    Never would have imagined electric cars would be the greatest. The present and future is looking fantastic.

    Also never would have imagined I would stop caring about pretty much all other cars that aren’t electric since they are so inferior. Big surprise!

    • BqWsRe

      Funny how people attacked GM for pushing electric vehicles and plug-ins like the Volt in the past are the same ones heralding all these cool electric cars.

      Thanks for being late to the party.

  • Erzhik

    Only good for a quarter mile runs. On long runs (which are more important) Tesla runs out of juice and can’t keep up.

    • Axiom Ethos

      Anything beyond 1/4 mile is not even a factor in any common real world scenario so your point is moot to anyone besides high speed freaks. But even then battery tech is only getting better every year and there are several newer battery breakthroughs which will push the envelope further. It won’t be long before both ends of the spectrum are dominated by electricity.

  • BqWsRe

    Yeah, but which one will get you the ladies?

    Like a Toyota Prius, no one dreams of Tesla P whatever. It is missing the soul of driving, the exhaust note, dynamics, feel…

    • Perttu Lehtinen

      I like how petrolheads call the annoying engine noise “exhaust note” 😀

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