The drag race between the Tesla Cybertruck and Porsche 911 was all show and no substance.

Naturally, the electric Cybertruck triumphed in a drag race against a gas-powered Porsche 911 Carrera while towing a 911 Carrera.

Elon Musk demonstrated the capabilities of the electric automaker's long-awaited pickup truck in recorded vignettes during Tesla's Cybertruck Delivery Event.

The Cybertruck drag racing a Porsche 911 Carrera was the most exciting part.

When it became evident that the Tesla would cross the finish line ahead of Porsche's slowest 911,

Video footage showed that the pickup was pulling a 911 as well. The goal of the stunt was to wow Tesla enthusiasts. 

and prospective clients to submit an order. But the drag race didn't uncover anything novel or distinctive about the Cybertruck. 

It was an electric utility vehicle taking on an internal combustion sports car. 

+If the Cybertruck’s electric motors couldn’t produce enough torque to outrun a 911 Carrera, I’d be very concerned.

It was an electric utility vehicle competing against a sports car powered by internal combustion. 

we would be extremely concerned if the Cybertruck's electric motors were unable to generate enough torque to outpace a 911 Carrera.