If you’ve ever spent the afternoon wondering which would win in a drag race between the 691-hp Tesla Model S P85D and the 691-hp Lamborghini Aventador, you’ve got too much time on your hands—but you’re also just like us. Here, we see the result of exactly that fantasy scenario—and that result may be surprising.
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What appears to be an easy walk for the Tesla quickly turns around as the Aventador brings its full V-12 arsenal to bear. The remainder is a lesson in motion about the meanings of torque, horsepower, and gear multiplication.
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It’s an impressive showing for both cars, really, and one well worth a re-watch once you’ve absorbed the initial shakeout.