You trade a nice soundtrack for the most insane torque you'll ever feel.
Back when I was in Formula SAE in college, I hopped in another team's EV car and fucking holy goddamn, I did not know what to do with that speed. It's literally like a railgun, provided the tires can keep up.
Coincidentally, the world record holder (at least, back in 2016) for fastest EV acceleration is a Formula SAE team from Switzerland; they managed 0-100 kph in just 1.51 seconds. The one I hopped in was slower than that... but by slower I mean it could do 0-60 mph in ~2 seconds.