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Tesla's Model X Is The Fastest SUV Ever

Video: Zero to 60 miles per hour in under 3.2 seconds. Zero to 100km/h in 3.35 seconds. Zero to 160km/h in under eight seconds. The Model X, due to land on Aussie shores within a couple of months, leaves other big 4WDs like the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S and BMW X6M for dead.

DragTimes on YouTube — a guy who actually bought a Tesla Model S P85D to film people’s reactions to launches — tested an acquaintance’s fully loaded (and extremely heavy) Model X on its standing start sprints. It’s even faster than the Model S itself, at least the Insane Mode P85D if not the Ludicrous P90DL. Of course, especially on an electric car, the heat of repeated launches on the battery and electric motors can lead to thermal throttling, but if you’re looking to win your next traffic light Grand Prix, the Model X will do it for you.

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