Elon Musk's Tesla model sets new speed record for production EVs
Tesla Model S Plaid Sets New Nürburgring Record For Production EVs
A Plaid Tesla Model S has set a new production electric car lap record at Germany's famed Nürburgring racetrack, CEO Elon Musk said today on Twitter. He said the car used was "completely unmodified, directly from [the] factory." Plaid Tesla Model S has set the electric lap record with a laptime of 7:30.909.lap time
“Next will be modified Plaid with added aero surfaces, carbon brakes & track tires (all things that can be done without Tesla being in the loop)," Musk added further.
In June, Tesla Motors announced that it has shelved plans of introducing the Model S Plaid+ version. The company's CEO Elon Musk made the announcement on Twitter saying, " Plaid+ is cancelled. No need, as Plaid is so good."
The Tesla Model S Plaid + was supposed to push the performance and battery range benchmark of the car to a new level. It was said to produce 1,100hp, which would've further slashed the 0-100kph time.
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