Tesla Model S P85D vs McLaren 650S | Drag Race | Autocar

The Tesla Model S P85d is a seriously fast car. It has two electric motors, one for each axle, which between them produce some 682bhp.
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And, electric motors being electric motors, it makes its peak torque at zero revs per minute. So it accelerates like … well … like a supercar.

Or does it? We put a supercar alongside it, to find out. McLaren’s 650S Spider has a ‘mere’ 641bhp, and is only rear-wheel drive. But it is lighter than the Tesla, and has launch control. So this could be a rather close call.

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