Tesla delivered 25 of their all-new Model S Plaid vehicles at a special event at the company’s test track near its factory in Fremont, California. Franz von Holzhausen, Senior Design Executive at Tesla, served as master of ceremonies and carried a sledgehammer on stage to introduce CEO Elon Musk who made a grand entrance by driving around the Tesla test track in a Model S Plaid and onto the stage before stepping out to a crowd of select customers and fans.
It can hit 60 mph in 1.99-seconds and top out at 200 mph, thanks to its tri-motor, all-wheel drive configuration that generates 1,020 horsepower, complete with a battery sporting an estimated EPA-rated range of up to 390 miles. The interior features a steering yoke rather instead of the standard steering wheel, a 17-inch center touchscreen display and separate 8-inch display in the rear for passengers’ entertainment. There are also charging ports in the front and rear that can charge laptops as well as other mobile devices.
- Aspect Ratio:16:9
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti 4GB GDDR6 Graphics up to 1585MHz at 80W TGP.
- Quad-core Intel Core 15-10300H Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.5 GHz, 4 cores)
Faster than Porsche but safer than Volvo. We’re in production and gonna deliver the first 25 cars now, and then basically should be at several hundred cars per week soon and a thousand cars per week next quarter. We have an all-new battery pack. You can pick this motor up with your hands and it can accelerate a two-ton car to 60 miles an hour in 2 seconds. That kind of power-to-weight is insane,” said Elon Musk at the event.