- May 19, 2017
A Tesla Model S Plaid was spotted near the company’s Fremont factory last week, signaling that the top-of-the-line sedan may be ready for deliveries soon.
Twitter user @BLKMDL3 shared the photos, featuring a Midnight Silver Metallic Model S with a Plaid badge. He said the car also featured a yoke steering wheel, a design that is reportedly under review by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Just spotted a PLAID Model S!! Had a yoke and plaid badging! This thing is gonna be pic.twitter.com/VmpFyQhZJ9— Zack (@BLKMDL3) March 27, 2021
The Plaid will have 390 miles of range, pack 1,100 horsepower, travel 0-60 mph in less than 2 seconds, and a top speed over 200 mph. Chief Executive Elon Musk said last week that the Model S Plaid will be Tesla’s “best car ever.”
The new photos show the Plaid edition’s updated exterior, featuring a...