Auto enthusiasts already know that the McLaren 720S is powered by the new M840T 4.0L twin-turbocharged V8 engine producing 710 hp and 568 lb⋅ft of torque at 5,500 rpm, enabling it to accelerate from 0-62 mph in a mere 2.9 seconds. How does it fare against a custom all-electric Porsche 944? Not so well to say the least, thanks to dual 11-inch DC motors powering the rear wheels generating 980 hp and 1,500 lb-ft of torque. Read more for the video and additional in formation.
“That’s right, after humiliating a bunch of supercars at the drag strip, it can be driven home, if it has enough juice left in the batteries that is. As a bonus run, the electric 944 was challenged by a tuned Mercedes-AMG GT R, and it’s easy to guess which one was quicker. So, without further ado, say hello to the 9-second Porsche, which runs on electricity and it’s not a Taycan,” according to Car Scoops.