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Tesla Model S Plaid is the fastest production car on the market



Tesla Model S Plaid is the fastest production car on the market

At an event organized by Elon Musk in California, twenty-five lucky customers were able to receive theirs Tesla Model S Plaid, the new redesigned model of the electric car. This is the Fastest Tesla Ever Madewith the ability to go from 0 to 60 mph in less than 2 seconds.

Tesla Model S Plaid is extremely fast

The new version of the Tesla Model S costs $ 130,000 and was first announced in January, with shipments originally scheduled for March. Yesterday, at an event, Elon Musk officially started deliveries of the electric vehicle and officially presented it. The car, in addition to being very fast – reaches 100km / h 2.1 seconds – also has a very good one declared autonomy of 628km.

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The Model S Plaid is powered by a new a three engines, extremely efficient and able to reach high powers. Elon Musk said, “This is the first time that a production electric motor has been equipped with a carbon coated rotor. This is a very difficult thing, because carbon and copper have very different thermal expansion rates ”. These three engines result in 1020 CV and the car can reach one top speed of 322 km / h. The maximum speed, however, is only achievable if the Tesla Model S Plaid is equipped with certain tires which will not be available until the end of the year.

Elon Musk then spoke of some news on the battery packwithout however explaining the details, as well as for charging the vehicle: he simply said that it will be possible to recover about 300km of autonomy in 15 minutes. More details on charging times will be disclosed by lucky customers who have the chance to get their hands on the new Tesla Model S Plaid. As for the Superchargers, during the event Elon Musk stated that in the future they will be able to offer powers up to 280, 300 and 350 kW.

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Powerful and technological

The company also worked on the improvement of the heat pump and vehicle thermal management system. The heat pump is now 30% more efficient on cold days and uses 50% less energy when it comes to heating the car in cold weather. Also the radiator is much largerto help cool the battery pack during demanding journeys.

There was also a interior restyling and Elon Musk specified that it was improved soundproofing of the passenger compartment and a new sound system with 22 speakers. The infotainment system now sees a revised interface as well can run AAA games at 60 fps, as well as fully support Netflix, Spotify, and other services. The steering wheel will be the “yoke”, but it is not known whether a version with the traditional steering wheel will also be available.