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Model X World Record SUV 1/8th Mile Time 7.3888 sec

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  1. MaxK

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    #1 MaxK, Feb 22, 2016
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    We took our Tesla Model X to the local drag strip. It is a 1/8th mile track.

    They snickered and questioned if I really wanted to race "that".

    By the end of the night, we had many converts and were drawing huge crowds around the car.

    We raced anyone and everyone that would race us (some would not) and we were undefeated!!!

    Yes, an SUV dominated over muscle cars, nitrous boosted cars and highly modified cars for racing. We owned the 1/8th mile.
     
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    #2 LoL Rick, Feb 22, 2016
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    Congrats Max. That was a blast! Btrflyl8e, FLDarren, and I were there cheering him on. Here is some more footage courtesy of Brtflyl8e.

    Now that we've seen how slow the ICE cars are, we're all going to get on the track next time. :D

    Edit: I just showed the videos to OhBrad. Twice he said "Where's the other car? Oh, there it is."
     
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    Nothing like good clean fun. I would say you smoked them but the term is now out of date.
     
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    Very Cool
     
  5. Xmama

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    Great video.
     
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    lol gas.
    Seriously though, congrats. You just set the bar.
     
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    12 runs, never got old. My favorite part was when the announcer said over the PA, "no one can beat the eeee-lectric car!". You got that right, buddy. I just wish the drags were earlier than 10pm-2am!
     
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    I wonder if anyone appreciates the irony that your post was made at 4:31am.
     
  9. madodel

    madodel X at the end of a rainbow

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    He electrifried them. :)
     
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    He zapped them.
     
  11. Btrflyl8e

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    That made me snort.

    I'm an early riser! So I can't be up late!
     
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    Watt fun :smile:
     
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    Great video! Can't wait to get my X. There are a few tracks around me I want to bring it to.
     
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    My son pointed out the number that they painted on the car just before the first run, is artfully smeared by the extreme acceleration of the car. The smear really represents just how fast this car is.
    2016-02-24 19.53.23.jpg
     
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    Awesome. Nice work.

    Are 1/8th mile races common?
     

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