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The M8 competition doesn't fair so well against the Taycan Turbo S. Only posted for fun, we all know electric cars have so much torque throughout the RPM range.

Drag Race : Porsche Taycan VS BMW M8
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I still like the cockpit of the M8 though.

It would be fascinating to see the "cost" comparison (in gasoline vs electricity) for these drag races. That is, how much premium fuel did the M8 use vs how much electricity the Taycan used?
 
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I still like the cockpit of the M8 though.

It would be fascinating to see the "cost" comparison (in gasoline vs electricity) for these drag races. That is, how much premium fuel did the M8 use vs how much electricity the Taycan used?
That may be interesting, but my son reminds me that the fuel is one of the smaller expenses related to drag racing. Tire wear (similar for other AWD vehicles) and transmission wear, Taycan is simpler with the 2 speed automatic and engine wear.
 

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That may be interesting, but my son reminds me that the fuel is one of the smaller expenses related to drag racing. Tire wear (similar for other AWD vehicles) and transmission wear, Taycan is simpler with the 2 speed automatic and engine wear.
For sure. My father always said that gas is the cheapest thing you'll put in your car. But I'm not pondering this question for economical reasons. If anything, it's ecological. How much fuel do these drag races burn, and how much does it cost to do them?
 

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