The Model 3 Performance Beat Its Rivals in All Categories
Tesla Model 3 Prevails Over The I-PACE, E-Tron And the Toyota Supra In A Four Way Battle
The Tesla Model 3 Performance beat its rivals, the Jaguar I-PACE, Audi E-Tron, and the Toyota Supra in a four-way battle through categories like a classic quarter-mile drag race, a rolling race from 50mph and a brake test from 70mph. The Tesla Model 3 Performance prevailed in all.
The Jaguar I-PACE, Audi e-Tron, and Tesla Model 3 Performance are all-electric cars while the Toyota Supra is a combustion engine car and one of the most interesting sports cars to come out of Japan in years. This research was conducted by UK based auto group CARWOW.(https://www.carwow.co.uk/)
The Tesla Model 3 Performance has a 75kwh battery pack, 450hp, and 640Nm of torque, dual-motor AWD and weight of 1.8tons. The Jaguar I-PACE EV400 is a crossover SUV with a 90kwh battery pack, 40hp, 700Nm of torque and dual motor AWD. Its weight is about 2.2tons.
The Audi E-Tron is the heaviest of the four at 2.5tons. It has a 95kwh battery pack, 406hp, 664Nm of torque and dual motors AWD. The Toyota Supra is fitted with 3.0 litter straight-six turbos from BMW with 340hp and 500 Nm of torque. It is also a Rear Wheel Drive and the lightest at around 1,560kg.
In the quarter-mile race, Tesla came first finishing in just 11.8 seconds, followed by the Jaguar I-PACE in 12.6 secs and the Toyota Supra in 12.8 seconds. The Audi E-Tron came last in 13.5 seconds.
The Model 3 Performance continued its dominance in the 50mph rolling race. It simply pulled ahead followed by the Jaguar I-PACE and the Toyota Supra. The Supra caught up with the I-PACE at 128mph but was behind the Model 3. Audi E-Tron came last again.
In the braking test results, the Supra was second behind the Model 3 Performance even though it is the lightest of the group. The Audi E-Tron beat the I-PACE but failed to beat the Supra by a few feet.
The Tesla Model 3 Performance is the cheapest of the 3 vehicles. It retails at GBP 50,000($61,400) while the Supra is sold at GBP 52,000($65,000). The Jaguar I-PACE is priced at GBP 64,000($78,000). The Audi E-Tron, which came last in 2 out of 3 categories, is the most expensive at GBP 70,000($85,000) You can watch the video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2egdAJFjSkU