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Watch Tesla Model S Plaid Take On The Nurburgring: Video

TMC Staff

May 19, 2017
It seems fast and stable when it’s at speed. See the first video footage of the Tesla Model S Plaid as it tackles the Nurburgring. Claims are that this hot Model S can easily beat the Porsche Taycan. Seen here is the prototype version of the car that Elon Musk just announced for production starting...
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Model S P100D Raven, around 10.4-10.5 in the quarter mile. Plaid may get into the 9-second range. If that happens, I think most tracks will require a roll cage. I seem to recall the NHRA required that of the Dodge Demon because it zipped by in under 10 seconds.
Most drag strips require a parachute under 10 seconds if the car can hit 150 MPH. Window nets are also required under 10 seconds. Not sure how if they would enforce this on a stock car but after one run under 10 seconds your day would be over if you didn't have that.
And in classic Tesla style, the "plaid" car breaks down and gets passed by a Taycan... ‍:p