How does the new AWD Tesla Model S P85D compare against a new Ferrari 458 Italia? We took the two of them onto a quarter mile strip of road to find out.
The original Tesla P85D vs Ferrari video that went viral:
This is the rematch that you’ve been asking for. A few of you said it wasn’t fair to race a modern day Tesla with a decade-old Ferrari. So this time, I pitted it against a new Ferrari: The beautiful 458 Italia.
Tesla Model S P85D | 691 HP | 4,936 lbs | 0-60 3.2 s
Ferrari 458 Italia | 570 HP | 3,274 lbs | 0-60 3.0s
The Tesla has a more powerful engine, but is much heavier than the Ferrari. During these runs, there were two people in the Tesla and one person in the Ferrari. In the third run, the Ferrari was given a slight lead to try to even things out. The 1/4 mile marker ends at the back of the overpass. The Ferrari was driven in Race mode. The Tesla was set to Insane mode.
Special thanks to Lord Zilla, lead singer for ATTILA, for using his Ferrari in this video. You can follow him at:
The Tesla belongs to Allen Wong. You can follow him at:
You can also watch how Allen’s Tesla P85D does against his Lamborghini Aventador here:
Allen did an AMA on Reddit at:
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