Model S Plaid

Tesla Model S “Plaid” Fastest Mass-Production Car Now Available for Order

Tesla Model S “Plaid” Fastest Mass-Production Car Now Available for Order

Featured image: Stefan Baldauf/SB-Medien

During today's Battery Day, Tesla unveiled the new Model S Plaid, which the company's CEO Elon Musk has been talking about for a long time. In 2019, the three-engine prototype Plaid was lapping Laguna Seca in 1:36.555, but Musk said that after some changes, during a recent test, the time was reduced to 1:30.3. He also said that this time could be even further reduced by another 3 seconds and break the record for the fastest mass-production car of any type.

Of course, the new version is very different from the regular Model S, even if we consider the Performance with its high-speed "Ludicrous" mode. The specifications of Plaid are very attractive, especially considering that we are talking about an electric car. 


520+ miles range
1100 horsepower
acceleration from 0-60 mph in less than 2 seconds
top speed 200 mph


Pre-orders are already available on Tesla's website starting at $139,000 before applying any potential savings.


We appreciate your readership! Please share your thoughts in the comment section below.

Article edited by @SmokeyShorts, you can follow him on Twitter

About the Author

Eva Fox

Eva Fox

Eva Fox joined Tesmanian in 2019 to cover breaking news as an automotive journalist. The main topics that she covers are clean energy and electric vehicles. As a journalist, Eva is specialized in Tesla and topics related to the work and development of the company.

Follow me on X

Reading next

SpaceX will conduct a ‘burst test’ of a Starship tank in South Texas
Battery Day: Tesla Is Getting Into The Lithium Mining Business

Tesla Accessories