Tesla Model X Tows Qantas Dreamliner

Previously, a video surfaced on the internet wherein Tesla Model X driver showed up to help the truck stuck on a snowy road in the region of Raleigh, North Carolina. Tesla also set a new Guinness World Record for the heaviest tow (130 tonnes) by an electric production auto.

Even if you're a die-hard petrol-head, you have to admit, that is mighty impressive though some might remember VW pulling off a similar stunt with its V10 Touareg hauling a 150 tonne 747.

Built with just 5000-lb rated capacity, Tesla's Model X is the only electric passenger vehicle with the highest towing capacity now offered in the market.

It's also not the first time that Qantas used an electric vehicle to tow one of their planes.

The Tesla P100D towed a 130 tonne Dreamliner 300m to enter the Guinness Book of World Records
The Tesla P100D towed a 130 tonne Dreamliner 300m to enter the Guinness Book of World Records

The event not only proved Tesla's towing power, but it also kick-started Qantas's new sustainability campaign, showing how innovation can increase sustainability in the transportation industry.

Tesla along with Qantas came together for a more updated take on the same stunt. The Model X P100D managed to pull the giant aircraft nearly 300m.

Talking about the Tesla Model X P100D's mechanical strength, the EV uses an electric motor with the maximum output of 1,072Nm of torque. In an event in India, Tata Hexa pulled a 285-tonne Airbus A380 previous year for 73 meters, which is highly impressive.

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