As it’s possible you’ll bear in mind, DragTimes has raced the Tesla Mannequin S P100D with Ludicrous in opposition to the McLaren 720S, and stunning to many individuals, the Tesla was not the winner. DragTimes’ host Brooks Weisblat owned each vehicles, and he raced them on a number of events.
Quick ahead to the current, Brooks nonetheless owns the McLaren 720S and he is now additionally the proud proprietor of a Mannequin S Plaid. Within the current video above, DragTimes heads to the Palm Seashore Worldwide Raceway to run one remaining check and tune earlier than the observe closes. Brooks says the observe house owners try to promote it, although it was unable to be rezoned. For now, the observe can be closed till an upcoming listening to in September.
At any fee, the races of the day included the tri-motor all-wheel-drive Mannequin S Plaid – which Tesla says can pull off a zero-to-60-mph dash in simply 1.99 seconds – versus a Dodge Demon, a Hayabusa bike, and, in fact, a McLaren 720S.
As you will see, the Plaid makes simple work of the Demon, although it solely beats the superbike in considered one of three drag races. To makes issues a bit attention-grabbing, the McLaren 720S, which does not seem like Weisblat’s automotive, will get an intentional headstart when it faces off in opposition to the range-topping Mannequin S. Nevertheless, it isn’t a sufficiently big headstart, as a result of the McLaren has clearly met its match.
Not like its predecessor – the Mannequin S P100DL – the Plaid makes simple work of the 720S, regardless of the headstart. The truth is, the McLaren nearly appears as if it isn’t shifting in a short time because the Mannequin S simply overtakes the preliminary lead.
In the long run, the race between the Plaid and 720S is not even shut. The Mannequin S pulls off a 9.42-second quarter-mile with a lure pace of 146.86 mph. In the meantime, the McLaren supercar completed the dash in 10.17 seconds with a 139.50 mph lure pace.
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