As anticipated, after all of the Battery Day particulars have been wrapped up, Tesla CEO Elon Musk moved on to disclose specs for the upcoming Tesla Model S Plaid. It is already obtainable to order as we converse, and it’ll launch in late 2021, which is a delay from earlier plans for a 2020 launch.
The tri-motor all-wheel-drive Mannequin S Plaid may have a whopping 520 miles of vary, a prime pace of 200 mph, a sub-9-second quarter-mile time, and a sub-2-second zero-to-60-mph time. Musk stated it’ll set information at Nürburgring. In actual fact, he stated it’ll have the quickest monitor time of any manufacturing automotive ever. It has already achieved a 1:30.3 time at Laguna Seca, and that is earlier than some upcoming tweaks. The Lucid Air did it in 1:33 to beat the Mannequin S Plaid’s earlier 1:36:55.
Tesla tweeted out just a few movies of the Mannequin S Plaid after Battery Day.
One of the best half is will probably be priced at $139,000, which is shocking based mostly on what it has to supply. If Tesla can pull it off, it’ll outperform the upcoming Lucid Air and value much less. The Lucid Air Dream Version begins at $169,000. It has 517 miles of vary, a 9.9-second quarter-mile time, and a 2.5-second 0-60-mph time.