, 2022-12-06 17:30:00,
The Kia EV6 GT has acquitted itself well next to a Lamborghini Aventador SVJ in a drag race that shows how just how fast EVs can be, even next to supercars like the Lamborghini, which are built for insane performance and cost many, many times more than the Kia EV6 even in GT spec.
While many people are familiar with the characteristic torque of an EV — either from firsthand experience or from watching videos like this — it’s still worth a watch to see how close the Kia family crossover gets to beating the special-edition Lamborghini in a quarter-mile drag race; you might be surprised at how little space separates the two vehicles, despite the machines being worlds apart in every other metric.
Again, I know the novelty of how these all-electric cars launch off the line is wearing off by now. Still, it’s just incredible that a Kia crossover that’ll probably spend its life getting groceries and picking up the kids from school puts up a legitimately good fight against an Italian mid-engine supercar.
The Kia EV6 GT clocks in a mere second behind the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, with the Kia completing the quarter-mile sprint in 11.9 seconds and the Lambo doing so in 10.9. In fact, the Kia EV6 GT gets off the line ahead of the Lamborghini. Watson was so impressed, he had to ask the “race officials” if he jumped…
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