- May 19, 2017
Tesla’s upcoming Model S Plaid variant will include a seven-seat configuration, Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a tweet.
Replying to a Twitter user praising Tesla sedans, Musk said the Model S Plaid will be Tesla’s “best car ever.” And, he reminisced on a family road trip with 5 kids and two adults in a Model S. Tesla previously offered a seven-seat version of the original Model S.
I once did a road trip across most of US with 2 adults & 5 kids in a Model S!— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 23, 2021
Back in October 2019, Musk teased a Model S with three motors dubbed the “Plaid” edition, which reportedly bested the Porsche Taycan’s record run at the famed Nürburgring race track in Germany by 20 seconds. He also said the car would have “roomier” rear-facing jumpseats.
No, original 5 forward facing seats plus 2 rear-facing smaller seats. The new rear seats will accommodate larger...