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Published on June 7th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan


Tesla Model X SUV Smokes Lamborghini Aventador (Video)

June 7th, 2019 by  

For just a bit of late-night fun, highlighting once again the inherent advantages of electric cars and how much Tesla maximizes those, here’s a video of a large Tesla Model X SUV smoking a Lamborghini Aventador on the track:

In case you’re not up to speed on this topic (see what I did there?), note that the Tesla Model X is indeed the quickest SUV in the world (by far) and is one of the 30 quickest production vehicles in history. Most of the vehicles on that list cost a ton of money — like, a million dollars or more — and were actually produced in quite low quantities. The Aventador and Model X are indeed neck and neck on that list — 0.1 seconds apart in terms of their best 0–60 mph times.

Just to emphasize the point once more, if you look at that list, you can see the Model X beats Ferraris, McLarens, Porsches, and the quickest Mercedes ever produced.

The #1 car on the list is the Porsche 918 Spyder — only 918 of them were produced and each of them cost a fortune. The plug-in hybrid is hard to beat, but #2 on the list, the Tesla Model S P100D, is just 0.08 seconds behind the 918 Spyder, is tremendously cheaper, and is a large sedan that you can pack with people and cargo. Wait till the Tesla Roadster 2 comes out. … 
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is tryin' to help society help itself one word at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. He's also the CEO of Important Media. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, Canada, and Curaçao. Zach has long-term investments in Tesla [TSLA] — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in this company and feels like it is a good cleantech company to invest in. But he offers no investment advice and does not recommend investing in Tesla or any other company.

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