The AMG sports car can't handle the EV's rapid power, but the ICE-powered German coupe 

For more than 120 years, Mercedes-Benz has been producing vehicles. Tesla, in contrast

But when it comes to electric vehicles, Tesla is the well-known brand while Mercedes-Benz is a relative newcomer.

Due to the Tesla Model X Plaid's impressive acceleration figures

many auto enthusiasts view it as the performance standard for electrified SUVs.

Mercedes-Benz may not have an electric SUV with enough power to keep up with a Model X Plaid,

which is directly competitive with the Model X Plaid in terms of pricing and performance.

Which of these supercars performs better at a drag race? On their YouTube channel,

Drag Racing and Car Stuff has a video of a Tesla Model X Plaid competing against a Mercedes AMG GT.

Three electric motors deliver 1,020 horsepower to all four wheels as part of the Tesla Model X Plaid's powertrain

The Model X Plaid weighs a heavy 5,390 lbs, which is a drawback of all those electric motors.

The Mercedes AMG GT weighs only 3,626 lbs. in contrast. The 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine