Tesla tackles Guinness World Record by towing a commercial airliner

The Tesla Model X is a very capable crossover vehicle. It can do a lot of things such as mesmerize you with its Falcon doors or drive you by itself under select conditions. What you may not have known is that the Model X is also capable of easily towing a real Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner airplane even though it has an advertised towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. This isn’t the first time that the Tesla crossover has exhibited its impressive towing capabilities. A video surfaced earlier this year of a Model X towing a semi-truck up a hill that was covered in snow.The short video that you see above of a Tesla Model X towing a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner belonging to Qantas is actually a marketing stunt by the Australian airline and a pretty cool one at that. This happened at a remote taxiway at Melbourne Airport where a Tesla Model X P100D came face to face against the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner which is the latest addition to the Qantas fleet.As you can probably imagine, the airplane weighs much more than the Model

Tesla tackles Guinness World Record by towing a commercial airliner

A Boeing Dreamliner taxiing at Melbourne Airport has received a helping hand, with Tesla's brawny Model X towing the airliner across the tarmac as part of a Guinness World Record attempt... Continue ...

Tue 15 May 18 from Gizmag

Tesla Model X Effortlessly Tows A Boeing 787 Dreamliner [Video]

The Tesla Model X is a very capable crossover vehicle. It can do a lot of things such as mesmerize you with its Falcon doors or drive you by itself under select conditions. What you may not ...

Wed 16 May 18 from Ubergizmo

Watch a Tesla Model X tow a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - Roadshow

That's bound to ding the range a bit.

Tue 15 May 18 from CNET

Watch a Tesla Model X tow a giant Qantas Airlines Dreamliner for a good cause

Tesla just earned a Guinness World Record. Tesla just entered the Guinness World Record book. The electric automaker teamed up with Qantas for a publicity stunt in which a Tesla Model X P100D ...

Tue 15 May 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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