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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  • carwow

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

    • Joey Junior Kelly
      Joey Junior Kelly


    • Nayyar Sultana
      Nayyar Sultana

      599 GTO

    • Carlos Bettencourt
      Carlos Bettencourt

      Ferrari 355

    • Aarav Jaiswal
      Aarav Jaiswal

      458 italia

    • Andy Rome
      Andy Rome


  • Altmeister42

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

  • Brandon Mendonsa
    Brandon Mendonsa

    Missed opportunity to say testarossa vs telsarossa XD

  • Niconico Nico
    Niconico Nico

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

  • expl44

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

  • Sam Bromley
    Sam Bromley

    Just seems wrong

  • Mihai Petre
    Mihai Petre

    If they do horn test they should get a 600 Grosser

  • Tom Evans
    Tom Evans

    A classic Ferrari with none of the character! Amazing

  • HyundaiFileTheReturn

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

  • Eazy


  • Eazy

    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 🤮🤮🤮

  • Jerome Laporte
    Jerome Laporte

    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 🤦

  • Ілля Пироженко
    Ілля Пироженко


  • Mohammad Iqbal
    Mohammad Iqbal

    What a waste of a ferrari !!

  • Johnny's Music
    Johnny's Music

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

  • Martin Nercessian
    Martin Nercessian

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

  • Patrick Martel
    Patrick Martel

    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 !!

  • anastasio amzic
    anastasio amzic

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


    Hmm, more ads than content!🙄

  • Fabiuz84 Pètit
    Fabiuz84 Pètit

    Come rovinare la 308 gts 🤦🏻‍♂️🥴

  • Jonny Walker
    Jonny Walker

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

  • Christophe Genbrugge
    Christophe Genbrugge

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

  • Chris Hall
    Chris Hall

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

  • Supercarfanforyou

    I wish there was a Tesla with a 2.9 litre v8

  • Tore Hansen
    Tore Hansen

    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.

  • Peter Bennett
    Peter Bennett

    Do you do the voice for Geico the Gecko?

  • Bradboy73

    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.

  • Carlos Chavez
    Carlos Chavez

    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.

  • Jeremy Cate
    Jeremy Cate

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

  • Blade

    Should have made a Ferrari Teslarossa

  • Patrick Reddy
    Patrick Reddy

    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

  • arnaud cottet
    arnaud cottet

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

  • J.H.LeatHAL e
    J.H.LeatHAL e

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

  • Sami Tayba
    Sami Tayba

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

  • 7supersnake7

    Making an old classic Ferrari electric is bottom line offensive

  • Dickotine

    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 😍

  • Random Stuff
    Random Stuff

    That devil 😈 smile

  • Ivor Problem
    Ivor Problem

    Shame the Testarossa was not the electric one. Teslarossa

  • SR

    Thumbnail says GTE not GTS

  • Mike Oxlong
    Mike Oxlong

    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.

  • Alessandro Rezzi
    Alessandro Rezzi

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

  • T T
    T T

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

  • HarrisLondon

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

  • eightynine40

    It's the 80s back to the future.

  • ATE_Andre

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

  • D M
    D M

    No matter how fast, Testarossa is soooooo cool!

  • Clinton Absolom
    Clinton Absolom

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

  • Evilman KLS
    Evilman KLS

    Mat next race should be M8 vs AMG GT 63

  • Austromen

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

  • Nithoojanan Tharvendra
    Nithoojanan Tharvendra

    That laugh 😈😈

  • Hamza Aleem Shami
    Hamza Aleem Shami

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

  • giorgos garris
    giorgos garris

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

  • Antonio Ciccarelli
    Antonio Ciccarelli

    I haven't words.... ma porcoddio

  • Matt W
    Matt W

    Its a 180 deg V12 not a flat 12.

  • Sam Newman
    Sam Newman

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

  • Larry Wexner
    Larry Wexner

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


    Reminds me of Gta vice city

  • 990Hyper

    Sacrilegio!! Wtf

  • Sabeeha Moolla
    Sabeeha Moolla

    Race the new Bugatti pls


    The 308 looks fun 👌

  • Dan Money
    Dan Money

    Bill for 8 new tyres incoming 😁

  • tony guillen
    tony guillen

    Enzo must be wallowing in his grave😆

  • utubeadrianno


  • zouheir abi oula
    zouheir abi oula

    That’s not fair

  • nandes_

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

  • Zimon Köhnberg
    Zimon Köhnberg

    Does Matt ever sit in the less favoured car? Lol


    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.

  • NoProbRob 94
    NoProbRob 94

    Video idea! "BRZ vs Gt86 vs FRS"

  • Abdul Moiz
    Abdul Moiz

    Enzo Ferrari is rolling in his grave.

  • Akaash Kathawaroo
    Akaash Kathawaroo

    I would call that "back to the future"

  • Madimetja Kganyago
    Madimetja Kganyago

    mat always win. why?!

  • Fried Penguin
    Fried Penguin

    A Ferrari without sound isn´t a Ferrari. Rip

  • ProudVirginian

    I didn't expect the 308 to sound like crickets

  • dotcomslashnet

    How has nobody done a Teslarossa?

  • Radzo

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

  • Oceann Groove
    Oceann Groove

    @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!!!

  • Victor Nikets
    Victor Nikets

    that electric Ferrari is pure blasphemy.. disgusting

  • Jeremy

    My goodness that Testarossa sounds good

  • Herbivores SINGH
    Herbivores SINGH

    That’s awful converting that 308 to electric..

  • Nicola Brindisi
    Nicola Brindisi

    Making a Ferrari 308 an electric care is blasphemy to me

  • Nestor Velazquez
    Nestor Velazquez

    Still would rather have the Testarossa.

  • Ajay Patil
    Ajay Patil

    Driving a Ferrari that doesn't have its engine is utterly pointless...

  • Nathan Never
    Nathan Never

    Putting a electric motor in a vintage ferarri....nothing is sacred anymore..

  • Станислав Kox
    Станислав Kox


  • Hikari

    Stop killing legends!

  • Snakeeater71

    Motore Tesla su una Ferrari???? Questi sono fuori di TESTA!!!

  • David Blenkinsop
    David Blenkinsop

    Don't care if the 308 is faster being electric. Wheres the noise. Wheres that gear change. It's a good party trick and that's about it for me.

  • benstantay

    I can’t believe anyone felt the need to play stupid music when you’ve got a Ferrari flat 12 to listen too

  • joe hurst
    joe hurst

    This is how you end up with a horses head in your bed. It’s not all about numbers you know....

  • Mahesh M
    Mahesh M

    Why would u ruin its heritage by swapping it with a nose hair trimmer

  • Bogdan Ilie
    Bogdan Ilie

    That font in the thumbnail, i've read it as Fiat 12, ma de me very confused.

  • Benny Ricko
    Benny Ricko

    Classic Italian horns!

  • Benny Ricko
    Benny Ricko

    Yes, fully sickest cars Magnum PI and Miami Vice!!! So good! Who the hell did the wrench time of the Tesla on the Ferrari????????????? that is impressive!

  • Avinash Nair
    Avinash Nair

    2:40 when the supervillain's master plan initially goes well

  • Bts Dynamite
    Bts Dynamite

    peugeot 308 electric😂😂

  • Avinash Nair
    Avinash Nair

    I've missed a few of the last vids, but finally... with the side to side specs



  • zheer _KURD
    zheer _KURD

    Fake photo 👎👎

  • Moto-Pasje Kamila
    Moto-Pasje Kamila

    THIS IS NOT GOOD! Don't destroy classics with bateries....bateries are for childerns toys not for cars, not for classics!