DRAG RACE: Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170 Vs. Tesla Mannequin S Plaid

However, the Mannequin S Plaid has a tri-motor setup good for 1,020 hp. The quantity could also be barely wanting the muscle automotive’s output figures, however the Mannequin S Plaid – like another EV – can produce prompt most torque from a standstill. Its AWD system additionally offers traction on all 4 wheels, permitting the sedan to finish a quarter-mile in underneath 9 seconds with a number of modifications.

The Challenger had the entrance passenger and rear seats deleted, together with different technique of lowering weight. Nevertheless, the muscle automotive did not run with the optionally available carbon fiber wheels, which might’ve saved a big quantity of weight. From the manufacturing unit (with a entrance passenger seat), the muscle automotive weighs 4,275 lbs – round 500 lbs lighter than the EV rival. That ought to give it a bonus when taking off the road at full throttle.

On the first go, the Mannequin S Plaid dusted the Challenger, ending in 9.403 seconds at 146.67 mph; the muscle automotive completed in 9.835 seconds at 142.67 mph.

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