All Wheel Drive Drag Race – Tesla X P100D vs Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

Lately, these are the hottest topics among petrolhead enthusiasts. What is better, an electric or vehicle with an internal combustion engine? Well, this question has more with your personality, you are eco-friendly green person, or you are an old school pedal to the metal.

Tesla X P100D vs Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

However, let’s meet the performances of these two contenders. First the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. This beast is powered by a Supercharged Chrysler’s 6.2 liter, 370 cubic-inch SRT HEMI Hellcat small-block V8 engine, rated at 707 horsepower and 650 lb. -ft. of torque.

 Tesla X P100D vs Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

The 2018 Tesla Model X P100D Ludicrous + has Dual Three-Phase, Four-Pole AC induction Electric Motors with all-wheel-drive system. The electric motors combine, produce 588 horsepower and massive 920 lb.-ft. of torque to the wheels.

Tesla X P100D vs Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

As we can see from the video, the Trackhawk cannot stand against the Tesla X P100D. With their best 1/4 mile times of 11.28 seconds @ 118.37 mph for Tesla, and 11.90 seconds @ 113.22 mph for the Trackhawk, it is obvious that the Tesla is so much faster. That is because of the torque, produced from the electric motors.

On the other side, this Tesla model is almost twice the price of the Trackhawk. For that amount of money, you can build a lot much faster 1/4 mile racing car, than can compete against any kind of electric vehicle. At the end, petrol or electricity that deepens what makes you happy and it is more fun to you.


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