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Drag Race: 2014 Corvette Stingray Z51 vs Tesla Model S

You probably weren’t expecting to see the brand new 2014 Corvette Stingray pitted against an all-electric Tesla Model S sedan on the drag strip anytime soon, but the first showdown between the two happened earlier this month during an event at Palm Beach International Raceway.
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It’s been almost a year since the Tesla Model S was pitted against a slightly upgraded SRT Viper, and the all-electric sedan returned to the drag strip to race against Detroit’s newest sportscar - the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray.

The showdown took place at Palm Beach International Raceway earlier this month, when a C7 Corvette fitted with the Z51 package and a 6-speed automatic was lined up against Tesla’s sporty Model S P85. The result? Well, we won’t spoil it for you... Let’s just say the outcome is not exactly what some would like to see.

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Ask Ciprian about cars and he'll reveal an obsession with classics and an annoyance with modern design cues. Read his articles and you'll understand why his ideal SUV is the 1969 Chevrolet K5 Blazer.
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