All-Aluminum Tesla Model S Sets Performance Record
If there’s an electric car that has earned bragging rights in the performance arena, it’s the all-aluminum Tesla Model S. See for yourself. Watch this video of the Model S beating the beastly Dodge Viper SRT10 in a quarter mile drag race during the StreetCarDrags.com event. The Model S went on to run a best time of 12.371 @ 110.84 MPH with 0-60 MPH in just 3.9 seconds. "With zero emissions and supercar-slaying acceleration, it seems you can really have your cake and eat it too," said Green Car Reports writer Antony Ingram. The Model S uses aluminum to help counter heavy electric battery weight and travel farther, allowing it to excel its class with a distinctive performance advantage.