Electrical autos proceed to realize floor on conventional gas-powered automobiles when it comes to each gross sales and efficiency. A current video posted to a Tesla fan account on X (previously generally known as Twitter) reveals a Tesla Mannequin S beating a gas-powered Chevrolet Corvette in a drag race.
Tesla Automobiles Solely Household (@teslacarsonly) posted the video with no accompanying details about the place the race befell, when it befell, or what the space lined was. It does, nevertheless, clearly present the Tesla Mannequin S beating the Chevrolet Corvette with a time of 9.36 seconds to 10.6 seconds.
“TESLA MODEL S SHOWING CHEVROLET CORVETTE DUST IN A DRAG RACE,” the account captioned the video.
The results of the race might be not shocking to anybody acquainted with the 2 automobiles. The Chevrolet Corvette is marketed as going from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 2.9 seconds. The Tesla Mannequin S is marketed as going from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 1.99 seconds.
Though the Mannequin S prices barely extra, beginning at $74,990 in comparison with the Corvette’s $66,300, the advantages of proudly owning an electrical car go deeper than simply the automotive’s efficiency. Along with accelerating quicker, the Tesla can be pleasant for the planet, because it runs on electrical energy and produces zero tailpipe emissions, whereas the Corvette runs on soiled power that’s contributing to the continued overheating of our planet.
Based on a report from the American Lung Affiliation, a society-wide shift from gas-powered autos to electrical autos would end in a discount in air air pollution that will save tens of 1000’s of lives.
A minimum of one X follower of the Tesla fan account cherished to see the Mannequin S beat the gas-powered automotive.
“Good to see,” wrote the commenter.
Be part of our free e-newsletter for weekly updates on the best improvements bettering our lives and saving our planet.