Hybrid or Electric? BMW i8 vs Tesla Model S Drag Race!

A battle of two cars that can obtain extremely high energy efficiency and can actually go sort of fast! The Tesla Model S has an MSRP starting from about $70,000, an all electric power plant producing over 300hp and even more torque. Tesla has produced one of the first luxury/all electric cars to become very popular in the US. The BMW i8 uses a hybrid system with a 1.5L 3 cylinder gas motor along with an electric motor and some extreme aerodynamics and light weight features. The i8 has a base price of $135,000, almost double that of the Tesla. But who is faster?

The video clearly depicts the winner by a few car lengths! The more expensive and in our opinion better looking BMW i8 puts a whooping on the Tesla! We have to admit that watching electric/hybrid cars race is pretty boring… especially when theres an awkward flag guy flexing before hand!

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