The Tesla Mannequin S and Porsche Taycan are the 2 most accelerative electrical sedans presently available on the market and, as Lovecars just lately found, they’re fairly evenly matched.
Tesla has, after all, been producing the Mannequin S for for much longer than Porsche has been constructing the Taycan. The truth is, the Mannequin S has been in manufacturing since 2012, whereas Porsche began rolling out the Taycan final 12 months.
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Again in 2015 and 2016, Tesla’s Mannequin S vary was topped out by the P90D Ludicrous, full with two electrical motors and pumping out the equal of 762 hp and 1,013 lb-ft (1,373 Nm) of torque. Whereas this variant has since been outmoded by the P100D and extra just lately the Mannequin S Efficiency Raven, Lovecars determined to pit the P90D in opposition to a brand new Porsche Taycan Turbo for a drag race.
We’ve seen the flagship Taycan Turbo S racing the flagship Mannequin S Efficiency Raven prior to now and the 2 had been very shut, though the Porsche appears to have a slight benefit. Because it seems, it’s the identical case right here.
Off the road and racing in extraordinarily moist circumstances, the Tesla and Porsche bought close to excellent begins and accelerated at close to similar charges. Nonetheless, because the speeds began to extend, the Taycan Turbo stormed away from the Tesla, taking a comparatively straightforward win.