Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery

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  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
    2021 can easily be called the year of the Plaid, given how it has annihilated the competition at drag strips around the country
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
    In this latest duel, the Plaid takes on an old Model S P85
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
    But this ain't no regular P85
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
    Say hello to Matt Mikka aka Warped Perception’s jet-powered P85
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
    These babies have a combined output of 300 pounds of thrust, enough to let you coast at 60 mph on the highway, independent of the 470 hp electric motor
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
    Matt had it running on a blend of Kerosene
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
    Along with turbine oil on this ocassion
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
    The center console is unlike any other Tesla and has the engine controls for this three mini jet engines on the derriere
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    Now frankly, you have to hear this thing in action to listen to the frankly ballistic sound that it produces, a sound that is so out of place in your friendly suburban neighborhood
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
    In the white corner, we have the latest Tesla Model S Plaid
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
    The Plaid of course produces 1020 hp and 1050 lb-ft of torque from its tri-motor setup
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    With that both Model S' line up for launch. The Plaid is in its Sport mode
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    While the P85 looks like it's ready for take-off. Splitting flames, it looks like an F15 with the afterburners on an F15, right before take-off on an aircraft carrier
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
    And take off it did, leaving the Plaid in its wake. The P85 dominated round one
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
    For the second pass, they switch up the Plaid to drag strip mode to see if that makes a difference
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
    The answer came shortly after, which was a definitive no
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
    It wasn't until the third round though that
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
    That the Plaid finally came into its element and finally managed to take down the Jet-powered P85
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
    And with that, the pair line up for one final pass, as the P85 has just enough fuel for one final pass. Can it redeem itself against the Plaid? Swipe up to watch the video and find out for yourself.
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
  • Jet-Powered Tesla vs Plaid, Need We Say More - gallery
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