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

    carwowPrije 14 dana

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

  2. Joey Junior Kelly

    Joey Junior KellyPrije 13 dana


  3. Nayyar Sultana

    Nayyar SultanaPrije 13 dana

    599 GTO

  4. Carlos Bettencourt

    Carlos BettencourtPrije 13 dana

    Ferrari 355

  5. Aarav Jaiswal

    Aarav JaiswalPrije 13 dana

    458 italia

  6. Andy Rome

    Andy RomePrije 13 dana


  7. kaprikornian1

    kaprikornian1Prije 12 sati

    HOw can they let someone butcher a ferrari ffs...

  8. werdna eel

    werdna eelPrije dan

    Putting a Hyundai engine into that Ferrari is more respectable than that electric nastiness.

  9. Andreas Müller

    Andreas MüllerPrije dan

    Someone will call converting an old Ferrari to electric blasphemy. But since i’m an non-believer, blasphemy is absolutely fine for me.

  10. Ivan Romero

    Ivan RomeroPrije 2 dana

    A fucking disgrace an electric ferrari! Shame on you!!!

  11. razis henry

    razis henryPrije 2 dana

    The best 13.3s in your life

  12. graham bishop

    graham bishopPrije 3 dana

    The biggest pointless drag race in history .. it’s like racing cheese and chalk

  13. TCRRR - Series & Reviews

    TCRRR - Series & ReviewsPrije 3 dana

    Where is the sound of the 308 GTS?🤣🤣🤣🤣

  14. RobertusMaximus

    RobertusMaximusPrije 4 dana

    All the haters should just buy their own 308 and not engine swap it

  15. Andrea Sidoti

    Andrea SidotiPrije 4 dana

    This video should just be called A GRIM CRIME to a poor ferrari 308

  16. Yahya Hany

    Yahya HanyPrije 6 dana

    Kia stinger gt2 please!!!

  17. Miguel Ramírez

    Miguel RamírezPrije 6 dana


  18. Simon Trieu

    Simon TrieuPrije 6 dana

    Back when Ferrari built beautiful looking cars.

  19. Tharshan gaming

    Tharshan gamingPrije 7 dana


  20. 1x2x3xdk

    1x2x3xdkPrije 7 dana

    Maranello can't be happy with this...

  21. GazLan

    GazLanPrije 7 dana

    Back to the future

  22. Matteo Tortello

    Matteo TortelloPrije 7 dana


  23. Paul Baker

    Paul BakerPrije 7 dana

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

  24. Catholic Firefighter

    Catholic FirefighterPrije 7 dana

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

  25. kj3283w

    kj3283wPrije 7 dana

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

  26. Dry Zabone

    Dry ZabonePrije 8 dana

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

  27. emre deli

    emre deliPrije 8 dana

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

  28. Nicholas Grandchamp

    Nicholas GrandchampPrije 8 dana

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

  29. eamh2002

    eamh2002Prije 8 dana

    2:41 my car at -30c

  30. gavin schulte

    gavin schultePrije 8 dana

    it should have been the teslarosta

  31. McNugget

    McNuggetPrije 8 dana

    Back to the Future

  32. Brian O'Conner

    Brian O'ConnerPrije 8 dana

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

  33. xXxXxTR31NZxXxXx

    xXxXxTR31NZxXxXxPrije 5 dana

    This is seriously accurate

  34. Dino Vassiliades

    Dino VassiliadesPrije 8 dana

    secure the 8 minutes boys

  35. Sean Hermanowski

    Sean HermanowskiPrije 8 dana

    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

  36. Sean Hermanowski

    Sean HermanowskiPrije 8 dana

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


    RELAX+NATION Prije 8 dana

    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

  38. Peter Cavellini

    Peter CavelliniPrije 9 dana

    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.🤥

  39. Hakim M

    Hakim MPrije 9 dana

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

  40. Joe Aly

    Joe AlyPrije 7 dana


  41. Peter Cavellini

    Peter CavelliniPrije 9 dana

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

  42. Altmeister42

    Altmeister42Prije 9 dana

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

  43. Brandon Mendonsa

    Brandon MendonsaPrije 9 dana

    Missed opportunity to say testarossa vs telsarossa XD

  44. Niconico Nico

    Niconico NicoPrije 9 dana

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

  45. expl44

    expl44Prije 9 dana

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

  46. Sam Bromley

    Sam BromleyPrije 9 dana

    Just seems wrong

  47. Mihai Petre

    Mihai PetrePrije 9 dana

    If they do horn test they should get a 600 Grosser

  48. Tom Evans

    Tom EvansPrije 9 dana

    A classic Ferrari with none of the character! Amazing

  49. HyundaiFileTheReturn

    HyundaiFileTheReturnPrije 9 dana

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

  50. Eazy

    EazyPrije 9 dana


  51. Eazy

    EazyPrije 9 dana

    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 🤮🤮🤮

  52. Jerome Laporte

    Jerome LaportePrije 10 dana

    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



    Un Ferrari que no suena a Ferrari 🤦

  54. Ілля Пироженко

    Ілля ПироженкоPrije 10 dana


  55. Mohammad Iqbal

    Mohammad IqbalPrije 10 dana

    What a waste of a ferrari !!

  56. Johnny's Music

    Johnny's MusicPrije 10 dana

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

  57. Martin Nercessian

    Martin NercessianPrije 10 dana

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

  58. Patrick Martel

    Patrick MartelPrije 10 dana

    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 !!

  59. anastasio amzic

    anastasio amzicPrije 10 dana

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


    STEVEZISSOU2007Prije 10 dana

    Hmm, more ads than content!🙄

  61. Fabiuz84 Pètit

    Fabiuz84 PètitPrije 10 dana

    Come rovinare la 308 gts 🤦🏻‍♂️🥴

  62. Jonny Walker

    Jonny WalkerPrije 10 dana

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

  63. Christophe Genbrugge

    Christophe GenbruggePrije 10 dana

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

  64. Chris Hall

    Chris HallPrije 10 dana

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

  65. Supercarfanforyou

    SupercarfanforyouPrije 10 dana

    I wish there was a Tesla with a 2.9 litre v8

  66. Tore Hansen

    Tore HansenPrije 10 dana

    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.

  67. Peter Bennett

    Peter BennettPrije 10 dana

    Do you do the voice for Geico the Gecko?

  68. Bradboy73

    Bradboy73Prije 10 dana

    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.

  69. Carlos Chavez

    Carlos ChavezPrije 10 dana

    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.

  70. Jeremy Cate

    Jeremy CatePrije 10 dana

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

  71. Hugo

    HugoPrije 8 dana


  72. Blade

    BladePrije 10 dana

    Should have made a Ferrari Teslarossa

  73. Patrick Reddy

    Patrick ReddyPrije 10 dana

    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

  74. arnaud cottet

    arnaud cottetPrije 10 dana

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

  75. J.H.LeatHAL e

    J.H.LeatHAL ePrije 10 dana

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

  76. Sami Tayba

    Sami TaybaPrije 10 dana

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

  77. 7supersnake7

    7supersnake7Prije 10 dana

    Making an old classic Ferrari electric is bottom line offensive

  78. Dickotine

    DickotinePrije 11 dana

    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 😍

  79. Random Stuff

    Random StuffPrije 11 dana

    That devil 😈 smile

  80. Ivor Problem

    Ivor ProblemPrije 11 dana

    Shame the Testarossa was not the electric one. Teslarossa

  81. SR

    SRPrije 11 dana

    Thumbnail says GTE not GTS

  82. Mike Oxlong

    Mike OxlongPrije 11 dana

    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.

  83. Alessandro Rezzi

    Alessandro RezziPrije 11 dana

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

  84. HarrisLondon

    HarrisLondonPrije 11 dana

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

  85. eightynine40

    eightynine40Prije 11 dana

    It's the 80s back to the future.

  86. ATE_Andre

    ATE_AndrePrije 11 dana

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

  87. D M

    D MPrije 11 dana

    No matter how fast, Testarossa is soooooo cool!

  88. Clinton Absolom

    Clinton AbsolomPrije 11 dana

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

  89. Evilman KLS

    Evilman KLSPrije 11 dana

    Mat next race should be M8 vs AMG GT 63

  90. Austromen

    AustromenPrije 11 dana

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

  91. Nithoojanan Tharvendra

    Nithoojanan TharvendraPrije 11 dana

    That laugh 😈😈

  92. Hamza Aleem Shami

    Hamza Aleem ShamiPrije 11 dana

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

  93. giorgos garris

    giorgos garrisPrije 11 dana

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

  94. Antonio Ciccarelli

    Antonio CiccarelliPrije 11 dana

    I haven't words.... ma porcoddio

  95. Matt W

    Matt WPrije 11 dana

    Its a 180 deg V12 not a flat 12.

  96. Sam Newman

    Sam NewmanPrije 11 dana

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

  97. Larry Wexner

    Larry WexnerPrije 11 dana

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

  98. GAMER X

    GAMER XPrije 11 dana

    Reminds me of Gta vice city

  99. 990Hyper

    990HyperPrije 11 dana

    Sacrilegio!! Wtf

  100. Sabeeha Moolla

    Sabeeha MoollaPrije 11 dana

    Race the new Bugatti pls

  101. MUZIC

    MUZICPrije 11 dana

    The 308 looks fun 👌

  102. Dan Money

    Dan MoneyPrije 11 dana

    Bill for 8 new tyres incoming 😁

  103. tony guillen

    tony guillenPrije 11 dana

    Enzo must be wallowing in his grave😆

  104. utubeadrianno

    utubeadriannoPrije 11 dana


  105. zouheir abi oula

    zouheir abi oulaPrije 11 dana

    That’s not fair

  106. nandes_

    nandes_Prije 11 dana

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

  107. Zimon Köhnberg

    Zimon KöhnbergPrije 11 dana

    Does Matt ever sit in the less favoured car? Lol


    JURZY JOHNERPrije 11 dana

    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.