Electric car or electric motorcycle?
Texas has an unusual race: In a drag race, the Tesla Model 3 competes with the manufacturer's first electric motorcycle Harley Davidson LiveWire. Who wins-Harley Electric Cruiser or Tesla's powerful electric car?
Motorcycles and cars are by no means the first time face to face in an accelerated race. Because the relationship between performance and weight is more favorable, two-wheeled motorcycles usually win. Will this old rule still apply in the era of high-torque electric drives?
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One thing to consider: Harley-Davidson's LiveWire has a power output of 78 kW and weighs 250 kg. Its top speed is 177 km / h. According to the factory, the sprint from standstill to 100 km / h was completed in 3.2 seconds.
Tesla Model 3 Performance, on the other hand. It provides two electric motors for all-wheel drive. The vehicle weighs 1817 kg and accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.4 seconds. Is this key enough to beat Harley-Davidson's LiveWire? Watch the video to find it.
Unfortunately, the finish line and final rating are not visible in the video. Surprisingly, however, Harley drivers have a clear advantage from the start. Tesla Model 3 can only catch up to the last few meters. Fortunately, information on quarter-mile times can be found online. According to Dragtimes, Tesla's time is 11.62 seconds. Harley-Davidson LiveWire takes a quarter mile of 11.54 seconds. The match in the video should be equally close.
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