Tesla-powered Ferrari 308 GTS v Ferrari Testarossa: DRAG RACE

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We've got two classic Ferraris going head-to-head for our latest drag race - the Ferrari 308 GTS and the Ferrari Testarossa! But all is not as it seems...

Now back in the day, you would say this would be a walkover for the Testarossa. After all, with a 4.9-litre flat-twelve under the bonnet, the Testarossa can produce 390hp \u0026 480Nm! In comparison, the 308 GTS was powered by a 2.9-litre V8 with the ability to put down just over 200hp.

However, this is no ordinary 308... It's got rid of the V8, and replaced it with a Tesla battery \u0026 motor! And as a result, it now produce an almighty 450hp \u0026 600Nm!

So the Testarossa may be a fanboy favourite, but surely it doesn't have what it takes to keep up with this all electric counterpart, right?! Well there's only one way to find out... LET'S RACE!

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  1. carwow


    7 ימים לפני

    Finish this sentence: My favourite Ferrari of all time is... ?

    • Joey Junior Kelly

      Joey Junior Kelly

      6 ימים לפני


    • Nayyar Sultana

      Nayyar Sultana

      6 ימים לפני

      599 GTO

    • Carlos Bettencourt

      Carlos Bettencourt

      6 ימים לפני

      Ferrari 355

    • Aarav Jaiswal

      Aarav Jaiswal

      6 ימים לפני

      458 italia

    • Andy Rome

      Andy Rome

      6 ימים לפני


  2. Simon Trieu

    Simon Trieu

    6 שעות לפני

    Back when Ferrari built beautiful looking cars.

  3. Tharshan gaming

    Tharshan gaming

    10 שעות לפני


  4. 1x2x3xdk


    20 שעות לפני

    Maranello can't be happy with this...

  5. GazLan


    22 שעות לפני

    Back to the future

  6. Matteo Tortello

    Matteo Tortello

    יום לפני


  7. Paul Baker

    Paul Baker

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    Sacrilege!! An electric Ferrari...bring me grandfather's revolver!

  8. Catholic Firefighter

    Catholic Firefighter

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    *The KIA Stinger GT runs a bone stock 12.9 sec quarter, faster than the legendary Testarossa. Think about that ...* 👍 𝐓𝐑𝐔𝐌𝐏 👍

  9. kj3283w


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    Charging is such an annoyance that no matter what electric car is it, it's not worth it. Battery longevity is an issue too.

  10. Dry Zabone

    Dry Zabone

    יום לפני

    You have to be all kinds of deranged to think butchering a classic Ferrari by making it electric is some kind of success.

  11. emre deli

    emre deli

    יום לפני

    i am not going to watch electric car crap races or reviews anymore. boring as hell

  12. Nicholas Grandchamp

    Nicholas Grandchamp

    יום לפני

    Whoever stripped that Ferrari of it's soul should be shot

  13. eamh2002


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    2:41 my car at -30c

  14. gavin schulte

    gavin schulte

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    it should have been the teslarosta

  15. McNugget


    2 ימים לפני

    Back to the Future

  16. Brian O'Conner

    Brian O'Conner

    2 ימים לפני

    Imagine replacing Big Ben Clock with a digital screen and electric system and call it better.

  17. Dino Vassiliades

    Dino Vassiliades

    2 ימים לפני

    secure the 8 minutes boys

  18. Sean Hermanowski

    Sean Hermanowski

    2 ימים לפני

    Can’t wait for the bmw electric 4 series grand coupe vs the rest of the other electric cars. That’s going to be a good one and have tons of views

  19. Sean Hermanowski

    Sean Hermanowski

    2 ימים לפני

    The 308 is probably the most reliable old Ferrari you’ll find now that the motors swapped lmao



    2 ימים לפני

    3.06 / thats is so much fun you get it it thats the lovely thing we get on real engines and manual gearbox not boring electric cars

  21. Peter Cavellini

    Peter Cavellini

    2 ימים לפני

    Much as a like fast cars,and to see them Drag tested, most of them are only good for that, a long straight runway, foot to the Boards and that’s it.🤥

  22. Hakim M

    Hakim M

    2 ימים לפני

    It would be funny if it was the Testa who was Tesla Powered, and be called : The Tesla-rossa.

    • Joe Aly

      Joe Aly

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  23. Peter Cavellini

    Peter Cavellini

    2 ימים לפני

    33SP , 1967 vintage…..Google it Matt!😎

  24. Altmeister42


    2 ימים לפני

    It just hurts. Its such a beautiful car, why would you have to ruin it? Yes its quick, but the emotion is gone.

  25. Brandon Mendonsa

    Brandon Mendonsa

    2 ימים לפני

    Missed opportunity to say testarossa vs telsarossa XD

  26. Niconico Nico

    Niconico Nico

    2 ימים לפני

    And after this video the 308 has to be recharged for 8 hours .... LOL !!!!

  27. expl44


    2 ימים לפני

    you could directly use a shitting Tesla instead of rape a beautiful Ferrari piece..

  28. Sam Bromley

    Sam Bromley

    3 ימים לפני

    Just seems wrong

  29. Mihai Petre

    Mihai Petre

    3 ימים לפני

    If they do horn test they should get a 600 Grosser

  30. Tom Evans

    Tom Evans

    3 ימים לפני

    A classic Ferrari with none of the character! Amazing

  31. HyundaiFileTheReturn


    3 ימים לפני

    Having a mute Ferrari is like preferring a sex-doll over a woman. What a complete waste of a classic car.

  32. Eazy


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  33. Eazy


    3 ימים לפני

    Well, unfortunately we will see more horrendous things like this happening over the years. Classics with legendary engines going electric because they say the world is being destroyed by car pollution. If this is true I don't know, but the only certainty is that I didn't want to live in this era when classic cars become a Max Steel car 🤮🤮🤮

  34. Jerome Laporte

    Jerome Laporte

    3 ימים לפני

    If electric powered car show the proof of performances at all RPM (as gas engine rpm eq) If they also showed their mile range, they missed the best of car : emotion, feeling, heartbeat, love and passion around the roaring engine. And how about the destruction of collectable in front of few ecologic fanatic ? Not sure this way is the right. For the moment I'm sure the car collectables, and a reasonable effort in car emissions is enough for the world! If the whole world follow. Hard for the politic, easy for us. But is it is, the car enthusiasts, to pay for the rest of world unrespectful ? No for sure ! Let me play my hobby, let me my cars, I've enough sacrifice and pay for it. And now dear world of politic, do the hard job as us, go all over the world to apply same hard laws I live every day The world will be saved, and I'll kept my gasoline cars in their original state. And fun. Jérôme from FRANCE



    3 ימים לפני

    Un Ferrari que no suena a Ferrari 🤦

  36. Ілля Пироженко

    Ілля Пироженко

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  37. Mohammad Iqbal

    Mohammad Iqbal

    3 ימים לפני

    What a waste of a ferrari !!

  38. Johnny's Music

    Johnny's Music

    3 ימים לפני

    Why to electrify a Ferrari. Specially from the past, that's so sad😞

  39. Martin Nercessian

    Martin Nercessian

    3 ימים לפני

    Can't wait to see how fat the Testarossa(s) are when converted to electric.

  40. Patrick Martel

    Patrick Martel

    3 ימים לפני

    The point of the Ferrari is it's engin so as long as the original one seen is honorable death i'm fine driving an electric Ferrari but for how long ??? Electric cars can look so boring !!

  41. anastasio amzic

    anastasio amzic

    3 ימים לפני

    If they put a tesla in the testarossa could be easily a teslarossa



    3 ימים לפני

    Hmm, more ads than content!🙄

  43. Fabiuz84 Pètit

    Fabiuz84 Pètit

    3 ימים לפני

    Come rovinare la 308 gts 🤦🏻‍♂️🥴

  44. Jonny Walker

    Jonny Walker

    3 ימים לפני

    Someone did that to a ferrari? That's absolutely fucking tragic.

  45. Christophe Genbrugge

    Christophe Genbrugge

    3 ימים לפני

    putting an electric motor in a 2cv would be great. putting it in a classic sportscar is just blasphemy imho

  46. Chris Hall

    Chris Hall

    3 ימים לפני

    A Ferrari with no engine noise, sorry that’s not progress in my eyes

  47. Supercarfanforyou


    3 ימים לפני

    I wish there was a Tesla with a 2.9 litre v8

  48. Tore Hansen

    Tore Hansen

    4 ימים לפני

    Ferrari first sued Maimi Vice because of the fake Daytona, then gave them two black Testarossa which the one in the series was painted cocain white.

  49. Peter Bennett

    Peter Bennett

    4 ימים לפני

    Do you do the voice for Geico the Gecko?

  50. Bradboy73


    4 ימים לפני

    What the hell did I just watch? A ferrari with a more powerful, more modern motor in, racing an original. I know Matt, for your next one, why don't you race a Ferrari F40 against a Stage 3 Golf R? Yeh - same reason. Stupid.

  51. Carlos Chavez

    Carlos Chavez

    4 ימים לפני

    the TR always seemed goofy. Where the 308 GTSi always was gorgeous, though grossly underpowered. Now you have a worthy powerplant to make the 308 GTSi a fast beats. Technically we can cal it 308GT-TEP (TE=Tesla Electric Powerplant. I hear Formula 1 will have a racing circuit that is EV. As materials technology improves you might have EVs that turn on whether it is outside bitter cold or hot. AND Rapidly charge. And go long distances. There is a fuel source that will have your car run for a very long time : THORIUM but the Petrol cartels will forbid that technology from ever developing. You will ruin them. it is said China and India are developing that technology. Perhaps the oil and Uranium lobby will forbid it too.... I am all for using the stat of the art technology for any vehicle. The 308 GTSI always looked ultra modern. The side scoops always looked like they were used to cool an engine, any engine, ICE (internal combustion engine) or EV (electric vehicle). Too sexy for its shape to die.

  52. Jeremy Cate

    Jeremy Cate

    4 ימים לפני

    I'd still rather have the sound of the ferrari engine any day

    • Hugo


      יום לפני


  53. Blade


    4 ימים לפני

    Should have made a Ferrari Teslarossa

  54. Patrick Reddy

    Patrick Reddy

    4 ימים לפני

    As there are loads of 308 GTEs knocking about and they were never exactly a great car by Ferrari standards, why not convert it. and as it will change it from a summer only weekend car, into a daily driver, seems perfect to me. There is an interview with the owner on Fully Charged who explains the history

  55. arnaud cottet

    arnaud cottet

    4 ימים לפני

    A 512TR would have been more appropriate with power closer to the electric 308 GTS. It would have been more fair.....

  56. J.H.LeatHAL e

    J.H.LeatHAL e

    4 ימים לפני

    So conclusive evidence that if you STRIP THE SOUL from a Ferrari it becomes lighter, faster and a fraction of the car it was.

  57. Sami Tayba

    Sami Tayba

    4 ימים לפני

    why didn't they call the Tesla 308... the TeslaRossa?

  58. 7supersnake7


    4 ימים לפני

    Making an old classic Ferrari electric is bottom line offensive

  59. Dickotine


    4 ימים לפני

    Man. If I couldn't drive w McLaren F1, Ferrari f40 (which was my first and most important car) then I'd love to take a crack at a testarossa 😍

  60. Random Stuff

    Random Stuff

    4 ימים לפני

    That devil 😈 smile

  61. Ivor Problem

    Ivor Problem

    4 ימים לפני

    Shame the Testarossa was not the electric one. Teslarossa

  62. SR


    4 ימים לפני

    Thumbnail says GTE not GTS

  63. Mike Oxlong

    Mike Oxlong

    4 ימים לפני

    Whoever put an electric motor in that 308 needs to be thrown in a gas chamber immediately. Enzo is spinning in his grave… disgusting and unacceptable.

  64. Alessandro Rezzi

    Alessandro Rezzi

    4 ימים לפני

    Whoever put that electric motor in an old Ferrari should go to jail.

  65. T T

    T T

    4 ימים לפני

    I’d have converted an MR2. This is like a re cut of Knight Rider with KITT using a special set of pronouns.

  66. HarrisLondon


    4 ימים לפני

    Tesla swapping a ferrari is something that can be done but shouldn't.

  67. eightynine40


    4 ימים לפני

    It's the 80s back to the future.

  68. ATE_Andre


    4 ימים לפני

    Electric = 🤢🤮💩🗑🦮💧Imao put that shit in a legendary Ferrari

  69. D M

    D M

    4 ימים לפני

    No matter how fast, Testarossa is soooooo cool!

  70. Clinton Absolom

    Clinton Absolom

    4 ימים לפני

    Yes Matt we get it. You always take the fastest car and yes that 308 is to die for.

  71. Evilman KLS

    Evilman KLS

    4 ימים לפני

    Mat next race should be M8 vs AMG GT 63

  72. Austromen


    4 ימים לפני

    Magnum (Tom Sallack) catches the criminals faster with this 308.

  73. Nithoojanan Tharvendra

    Nithoojanan Tharvendra

    4 ימים לפני

    That laugh 😈😈

  74. Hamza Aleem Shami

    Hamza Aleem Shami

    4 ימים לפני

    Testarossa is a beauty (esp from the back)!!!

  75. giorgos garris

    giorgos garris

    4 ימים לפני

    It is a sin for the Ferrari to do that to legend brand

  76. Antonio Ciccarelli

    Antonio Ciccarelli

    4 ימים לפני

    I haven't words.... ma porcoddio

  77. Matt W

    Matt W

    4 ימים לפני

    Its a 180 deg V12 not a flat 12.

  78. Sam Newman

    Sam Newman

    4 ימים לפני

    Did anyone else nearly throw up when he said ele... elec... 🤢

  79. Larry Wexner

    Larry Wexner

    4 ימים לפני

    that 12cyl sounds so much better than the new SF90.

  80. GAMER X


    4 ימים לפני

    Reminds me of Gta vice city

  81. 990Hyper


    4 ימים לפני

    Sacrilegio!! Wtf

  82. Sabeeha Moolla

    Sabeeha Moolla

    4 ימים לפני

    Race the new Bugatti pls

  83. MUZIC


    4 ימים לפני

    The 308 looks fun 👌

  84. Dan Money

    Dan Money

    4 ימים לפני

    Bill for 8 new tyres incoming 😁

  85. tony guillen

    tony guillen

    4 ימים לפני

    Enzo must be wallowing in his grave😆

  86. utubeadrianno


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  87. zouheir abi oula

    zouheir abi oula

    4 ימים לפני

    That’s not fair

  88. nandes_


    5 ימים לפני

    whoever thought swapping an old ferrari with an electric engine needs to be put in a mental facility

  89. Zimon Köhnberg

    Zimon Köhnberg

    5 ימים לפני

    Does Matt ever sit in the less favoured car? Lol



    5 ימים לפני

    Mat you looked like the devil in this video, not that i know what he looks like but im confident close to that. That horn in the 308 alone was a collector for me, but this was not a fair race at all. You're basically racing a Tesla vs 80s tech. Maybe you should've raced a F40 Ferrari.

  91. NoProbRob 94

    NoProbRob 94

    5 ימים לפני

    Video idea! "BRZ vs Gt86 vs FRS"

  92. Abdul Moiz

    Abdul Moiz

    5 ימים לפני

    Enzo Ferrari is rolling in his grave.

  93. Akaash Kathawaroo

    Akaash Kathawaroo

    5 ימים לפני

    I would call that "back to the future"

  94. Madimetja Kganyago

    Madimetja Kganyago

    5 ימים לפני

    mat always win. why?!

  95. Fried Penguin

    Fried Penguin

    5 ימים לפני

    A Ferrari without sound isn´t a Ferrari. Rip

  96. ProudVirginian


    5 ימים לפני

    I didn't expect the 308 to sound like crickets

  97. dotcomslashnet


    5 ימים לפני

    How has nobody done a Teslarossa?

  98. Radzo


    5 ימים לפני

    Even it is faster but the ev ferrari is a very sad thing to me..

  99. Oceann Groove

    Oceann Groove

    5 ימים לפני

    @carwow The comparison screen for the technical info for both cars was a great idea. Easy to see what you are doing on the DRAG RACE video. Please, keep it for the next videos. Cheers!!!