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Blog Tesla-Powered Kit Car Runs 9-Second Quarter Mile

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by TMC Staff, Oct 6, 2017.

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    A company called EV Controls has stuffed the drivetrain of a Tesla Model S P85 and two battery packs from a Chevy Volt into a sporty kit car to capable a run down the quarter mile in just 9.869 seconds.

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  2. oktane

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    Love it, this is what we really need.
     
  3. MaxHolthausen

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    Amazing Love it!! would like to do this for my self
     
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    Where is all the smoke coming from? Tires?
     
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    Yep, he's getting the tires up to temp so the rubber is soft (and therefore sticky) for that perfect launch.
     
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    Impressive, but didnt the Tesla drag guy on Youtube run 9.9 in a P100D that had all the interior stripped?
     
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    No. His best was 10.4
     
  8. Brando

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    click bait type title
    actually under 10 seconds
    long way to get to 9 seconds
    why? what is wrong with being truthful??
     
  9. Takumi

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    Typically in street racing terms, that means that you can take your car to the drag strip and run 9.00-9.99 seconds on the quarter mile.
     
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