Tesla is no stranger to controversy, yet it excels at building some of the world's fastest-accelerating automobiles. 

The Tesla Model S Plaid is no exception, with its electric drivetrain producing over 1,000 hp 

The top-of-the-line Tesla is the only vehicle that can compete. Its tiny list of opponents in drag races

A small number of more wilder vehicles, nevertheless, have defeated the electrification.

Hagerty organised a drag race, and the tri-motor Lucid Air Sapphire and Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport both

 the Tesla with quarter-mile timings of 9.1 seconds and 9.3 seconds, respectively.

A new video from Tesla Plaid Channel depicts a collision between a Tesla and a Pontiac Firebird 

See if this Twin-Turbo LS monster can join the ranks of vehicles that can defeat the Plaid by reading on.