Carwow takes the Tesla Model X and pits it against the Lamborghini Urus, the Mercedes-AMG G63, and the Range Rover Sport SVR in a drag race.
Tesla has a habit of annihilating fossil fuel-powered muscle cars and sports cars on drag strips. So when the Tesla Model X came along as the SUV/crossover offering from the electric carmaker, it was only a matter of time before a popular YouTube auto channel decided to line it up alongside some of the fastest SUVs in the world in an ultimate SUV drag race.
Carwow assembled the contenders and what a start line it is to behold! A Lamborghini Urus in an eye-popping turquoise chrome Yiannimize wrap, a Mercedes-AMG G63 in an understated silver shade and a blue Range Rover Sport SVR arrived to challenge the black Tesla Model X. Four SUVs which weigh close to 4,500 pounds each, packing all-wheel-drive systems and spitting out power way north of 500 hp. This got to be super-exciting!
The Tesla Model X led the pack in terms of power as the vehicle which participated in the drag race was the P100D performance version. A 772 hp machine (Ludicrous Mode) capable of going from 0 to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds.
Carwow cut these four juggernauts loose on an airport landing strip in a quarter-mile SUV drag race from a standstill and a rolling start at 30 mph.
That sparkling Lamborghini Urus was not far behind in the showing off department. Packing a 4.0-liter bi-turbocharged V8, which belts out 650 hp and 627 lb-ft, it can launch 0 to 62 mph in 3.2 seconds. The Mercedes-AMG G63, on the other hand, has a 4.0-liter bi-turbocharged V8 which makes 577 hp and 627 lb-ft. It does take a rather interesting stance during the race, mimicking a speedboat surfing above the waves at high speed. It’s something to be seen!
The power gap separating the AMG G63 and the Range Rover Sport SVR is negligible, as the 5.0-liter supercharged V8 taken from the Jaguar F-Type makes 575 hp in the latter. The SVR is not to be trifled with, as the needle passes 60 mph mark in 4 seconds.
We’re not going to spoil the ending here. But you know the winner already, don’t you?