Tesla’s Cybertruck electric pickup beat the gasoline-powered Porsche 911 Carrera sports car in a 400-meter straight race on the racetrack. In honor of the start of Cybertruck sales on November 30, a demonstration demonstrating the capabilities of the new Tesla vehicle was held, the official said. page Generator on social network X (formerly Twitter).
According to Tesla, the electric pickup accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in just 2.6 seconds.
As can be seen from the race video published by Tesla, the electric SUV was in front of Porsche, while the same Porsche was pulling the 911 Carrera on the trailer.
According to the manufacturer, the Cybertruck can carry more than a ton of cargo on its back and tow objects weighing up to five tons. The maximum speed of the vehicle is 210 km/h.
The electric car can travel up to 500 kilometers on a single battery charge.
Automotive experts stated that the video of an electric pickup truck overtaking a gasoline sports car is a marketing tactic rather than showing the real capabilities of the new product.
According to the author of the car portal By Ryan Eric King, Jalopnik The Porsche 911 Carrera is one of the slowest Porsches in its class, hitting 60 mph in four seconds. At the same time, the Cybertruck is 2.2 times more powerful than its rival; 845 horsepower and 379 horsepower respectively.
“I would be very concerned if the Cybertruck’s electric motors couldn’t produce enough torque to outperform the 911 Carrera,” King said.
It was previously revealed that Tesla appeared Problems with mass production of the Cybertruck.
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