A Tesla Model S Plaid Struggles to Beat A Ferociously Tuned Shelby GT500 - gallery

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  • A Tesla Model S Plaid Struggles to Beat A Ferociously Tuned Shelby GT500 - gallery
  • A Tesla Model S Plaid Struggles to Beat A Ferociously Tuned Shelby GT500 - gallery
  • A Tesla Model S Plaid Struggles to Beat A Ferociously Tuned Shelby GT500 - gallery
    Deliveries of the 2021 Tesla Model S Plaid have commenced. Given it's ballistic performance, new owners are already hitting the drag strip.
  • A Tesla Model S Plaid Struggles to Beat A Ferociously Tuned Shelby GT500 - gallery
    The Model S Plaid produces 1020 hp from its tri-motor setup and gets to 60 mph in just over 2 seconds.
  • A Tesla Model S Plaid Struggles to Beat A Ferociously Tuned Shelby GT500 - gallery
    It is highly unlikely that a stock Mustang GT 500 can keep up, so Ken Bjønnes brought along his highly tuned Shelby GT500
  • A Tesla Model S Plaid Struggles to Beat A Ferociously Tuned Shelby GT500 - gallery
    This upgraded Mustang produces over 1100 hp and was tuned by Palm Beach Dyno.
  • A Tesla Model S Plaid Struggles to Beat A Ferociously Tuned Shelby GT500 - gallery
    Both cars get a rolling start, and in the first run, the Mustang managed to put in a time of 7.91s, while the Tesla managed 7.97s.
  • A Tesla Model S Plaid Struggles to Beat A Ferociously Tuned Shelby GT500 - gallery
    The second race was much loser with the Tesla managing 7.68s, while the Shelby GT500 managed to inch ahead with a time of 7.66s.
  • A Tesla Model S Plaid Struggles to Beat A Ferociously Tuned Shelby GT500 - gallery
    The showdown took place at Worldwide Technology Speedway in St.Louis. Swipe Up to Read More and watch the video
  • A Tesla Model S Plaid Struggles to Beat A Ferociously Tuned Shelby GT500 - gallery
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