Tesla Model X pulling loaded Volvo Truck Truck In Snow

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A truck driver who became stuck in the snow in North Carolina was rescued by a Tesla Model X which was able to pull him out. The video was shot last week on the streets of Raleigh.When the driver of a semi-truck in North Carolina found himself stuck on a snowy hill, the only help he was able to receive was from a much smaller Tesla Model X.

source: daylimail/ image: Kyle Conner

Kyle Conner filmed his friend Ben Spreen pulling the truck with his Model X up a hill where the truck could get better traction.The all-electric luxury SUV took to the roads during a snowstorm and was able to use its surprisingly capable powers to pull the semi out of its predicament with ease.

Considering a typical Class 8 tractor-trailer combination weighs around 35,000 pounds, and the Model X tow package is only rated for pulling up to 5,000 pounds of weight, it’s amazing the vehicle got anywhere near actually pulling the vehicle up the hill.

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The video gives no explanation as to how such a feat is possible and has left other viewers scratching their heads.It’s believed the Telas electric motor helps provide a high level of torque and it is this which provides the pulling power.

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