The Ferrari 458 Italia there was an unexpected competitor. Italian sedan Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio and coupe the Ferrari 458 Italia has received a serious competitor in the face… electric car Tesla Model 3 with a new mode Track Mode! Competition is the engine of progress, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Autoblog.
A striking example of this statement can be Tesla Model 3 Performance Track Mode, which appeared due to the fact that basic electric sedan Tesla Model 3 is not very impressive on the race track expert magazine Motor Trend, racer Randy Pobst.
During testing of the cars on the track Streets of Willow Springs in California Model 3 participated in comparison with electric crossover Jaguar I-Pace and a petrol sedan Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio. At the end of the race Pobst expressed their wishes, which took into account the engineers Tesla.
Now for a 2-motor AWD Tesla Model 3 Performance by a new mode of operation of the power plant Track Mode. It change the degree of regenerative braking, up to 100% of torque can be shifted from the front to the rear axle and back, and also the flexibility varies between the traction wheels.
Given the improved performance of the cooling system all this allows us to maximize efficiency of electric motors. In the end, Tesla Model 3 Performance Track Mode did the lap in 1:21.49 – faster than Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio (1:22.78) and Ferrari 458 Italia (1:22.30) and on the same level as the track sports car Porsche Cayman GT4.