A Tesla Model X plaid delivers a sobering reality check to this Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.

The brand-new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 was pitted against a Tesla Model X

Plaid during the past weekend, and the result was a sobering reality check. 

Although the Camaro had 650 horsepower, 

the electric-powered Model X had 1,020 hp, more than double that of the Camaro. 

Even more impressive was the immediate torque it was able to deliver

which allowed it to pass the Camaro with ease at all speeds.

Early on, it was clear that this would be a difficult match for the Camaro, 

and in the end, its power output and reduced weight could not cope with the Model X's cutting-edge .