Drag Times puts a Tesla Model S Raven up against a tuned 700hp Acura NSX [Video]

Tesla Model S vs Acura NSX

Brooks Weisblat, the man behind the popular YouTube channel DragTimes recently put his Tesla Model S Raven Ludicrous up against a modified Acura NSX in three 1/4 mile drag races.

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You probably already know the stats behind the Tesla Model S. Its dual electric motors deliver 588 horsepower to all four wheels (AWD), with 920lb-ft of torque.

The new Acura NSX is a bit of beast. It features a 3.5L turbocharged V6 engine, supplemented by 3 electric motors. This particular NSX has been modified with a full FabSpeed exhaust and tuned to about 700 horsepower.

The two high speed cars go head to head in 3 races, with some interesting results.

When both drivers have almost equal reaction times, the Tesla easily pulls ahead, quickly building a 3-4 car length lead. It’s not until the very end that the NSX starts to slowly reel the Tesla in, but nowhere near enough to take the win.

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When the NSX gets the jump on the Tesla, the Model S is able to keep up and catch up a bit with the NSX, but but not enough to beat it to the finish line.

On the other hand, when the Tesla gets the jump on the NSX, the Model S easily pulls away for the entire race, winning by nearly 0.40 seconds.

Check out all three races below. The action starts around the four and half minute mark.

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