Lucid Air vs Porsche Taycan Turbo S vs Tesla Model S Plaid – the ultimate EV drag race?

DragTimes took three of the most powerful EVs on the market and raced them on a quarter-mile track to see who was the current king of speed.

The channel took the 1,111 horsepower Lucid Air and pitted it against the 1,020hpTesla Model S Plaid and the 750hp Porsche Taycan Turbo S in a series of drag races.

The Lucid Air Dream Edition weighs 5,300 pounds and costs $179,000.

The Porsche Taycan Turbo S also weighs 5,300 pounds and costs $220,000.

While the Tesla Plaid weighs 4,800 pounds and costs $129,000.

Here are the results of the three ¼ mile races:

Race 1-Stopped Start

  1. Tesla Model S Plaid
  2. Lucid Air Dream Edition
  3. Porsche Taycan Turbo S

Race 2-Stopped start

  1. Tesla Model S Plaid
  2. Lucid Air Dream Edition
  3. Porsche Taycan Turbo S

Race 3-Rolling start

  1. Tesla Model S Plaid
  2. Lucid Air Dream Edition
  3. Porsche Taycan Turbo S

There was a clear first, second and third place vehicle. The Tesla Model S Plaid dominated every race, while the Taycan took up the rear.

However, you will need to check out the video down below to see just how much the Plaid dominated.

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