Method again in July 2019, we shared with you a Tesla Model S with 900,000 km (559,350 miles) on the clock. We have been conscious it could quickly cross the 1 million-kilometer mark, to qualify as a world-record holder. Later that 12 months, in November 2019, the Mannequin S P85+ proprietor’s dream got here true as he made it into the Guinness Book of Records after exceeding 1 million kilometers (over 621,000 miles).
As you possibly can see, Tesla proprietor Hansjörg Gemmingen retains the world updated along with his progress on Twitter. He first owned a Tesla Roadster, however determine to make the change to a Model S in 2014. This makes the report much more wonderful since he has pushed most of those miles in six years. He purchased the Mannequin S used, with simply 30,000 km on the odometer.
This week, Gemmingen took to Twitter to let the world know he was nearly to cross a brand new milestone, 1.2 million kilometers. The Mannequin S had 1,199,413 km (over 745,000 miles) on the time of posting (yesterday). This implies he’ll surpass 1.2 million miles right now, and it will not be lengthy earlier than he hits 750,000 miles. Gemmingen informed the media he will not cease pushing ahead. So, maybe sometime within the close to future, he’ll hit 1 million miles (about 1.6 million km).
As we beforehand said, these miles aren’t all on the unique motor and battery. Actually, by November 2019, Gemmingen had gone by three motors and 4 battery packs. Nonetheless, it is a stable achievement for any automotive and large information for an electrical automotive. Nevertheless, for some perspective, the all-time report for a gas-powered automotive is held by Irving Gordon and his 1966 Volvo 1800S. In 2018, the handed 3 million miles.