S P85D Tesla vs Mustang All Electric 1968 Drag Race!

It is rather unusual to see a muscle car with an electric engine. In today`s article we are going to get a closer look at a muscle car icon that has been transformed in an electric muscle car! It is a word of a 1968 FORD MUSTANG! This particular vehicle is a creation of Mitch Medford and John Wayland who actually is an electric drag racer. These guys built a car that can easily beat a Tesla Model S P85D, which it did in 10.2 secs, 1.2 seconds faster than the Tesla! Read on about the Tesla vs Mustang race…

The Mustang also has a nickname – Zombie 222. When you see it from the outside, there are not much visible changes. However, if you take a look beneath the hood, you are going to realize that the changes are bigger. The original V8 engine was swapped with two electric machines which deliver 440 volts. They are connected with a battery pack of high capacity made for the track. These compounds give an impressive number of 800 horsepower and 1800 lb-ft of torque. With this, the Zombie 222 reaches a top speed of 174 mph and goes from 0-62 in 1.94 seconds! In order to make this car more stable and easier to stop, the creators have added a Bilstein front suspension and 13″ Brembo brakes. Now proceed with the Tesla vs Mustang race!

Finally, have you met the Toroidion 1MW Concept?! This fully electric powerful monster can achieve no more no less but 300 mph! Watch it here.