For a child who has rarely ridden in fast sports cars, the torque of the Tesla Roadster 2.5 is definitely a shock, and this video proves it. The car’s motor “delivers 288 peak horsepower and 295 lbs-ft of torque at the driver’s command.” Continue reading to watch.

The post-jump video starts out slowly enough as the young fella chats it up with who appears to be a family friend or relative, but about 22 seconds in said driver slams the Tesla’s go pedal, producing one of the most genuine expressions of fear and excitement we’ve ever seen.

[via Autoblog]