Here’s a recent video that takes us round a model new, blue Tesla Model S Plaid, noticed parked someplace in San Francisco.

The automobile is sadly closed so all we are able to see is from the surface. There are the brand new, distinctive yoke steering wheel and the “Plaid” badge on the rear.

The refreshed Mannequin S (read more about the changes here) appears very nice. We are able to have a look additionally on the new 21″ Arachnid Wheels ($4,500 possibility).

We’re all ready for extra shows of the brand new Lengthy Vary, Plaid and Plaid+ variations, however there are solely these normally quick shows. If somebody manages to rapidly seize a digital camera after which publish the end result on the Web (good job for YouTube consumer: ShiPraSa).

The dangerous information is that the ready time for the brand new Mannequin S orders within the U.S. has prolonged from 4-11 weeks (Plaid+ in Late 2021) to 4-14 weeks (Plaid+ in Mid-2022).

The value of the highest model has additionally increased noticeably to about $150,000 earlier than any choices:

Mannequin Base Value Dest. Cost Tax Credit score Efficient Value
2021 Tesla Mannequin S Lengthy Vary (AWD) 19″ $79,990 +$1,200 N/A $81,190
2021 Tesla Mannequin S Plaid 19″ $119,990 +$1,200 N/A $121,190
2021 Tesla Mannequin S Plaid+ 19″ $149,990 +$1,200 N/A $151,190

Then again, it is going to be exhausting to discover a cheaper possibility for a automobile that accelerates to 60 mph in 2 seconds.

Mannequin Drive Battery
(kWh)
EPA
Vary
0-60
mph
(sec)
Prime
Pace
2021 Tesla Mannequin S Lengthy Vary (AWD) 19″ AWD 100* 412 mi*
(663 km)
3.1 155 mph
(249 km/h)
2021 Tesla Mannequin S Plaid 19″ AWD 100* 390 mi*
(628 km)
1.99 200 mph
(322 km/h)
2021 Tesla Mannequin S Plaid+ 19″ AWD 140* 520+ mi*
(837 km)
<1.99 200 mph
(322 km/h)