It’s time to go production-level Plaid, friends.
is set to make its grand entrance on Thursday at the company’s factory in Fremont, California, where the first customers will take delivery of their Tesla’s long-awaited Plaid-spec Model S luxury EVs. The entire event will be livestreamed, and you can watch right here on beyond-Ludicrous Roadshow.
The Model S Plaid represents the next major upgrade for the sedan’s now-legendary performance. In addition to a 200-mph top speed, the headline figure for the Plaid is a 1.99-second 0-to-60 time. For some context,
is nearly a full second slower. the almost mythically quick Porsche 911 Turbo S
Despite the whole Plaid thing being awesome, we have learned recently
, with CEO that Tesla round-filed its plans for a “Plaid Plus” mode Elon Musk stating that there is “no need” for an additional level of performance. The automaker also by a cool $10,000. Yikes. just raised the price on this as-yet-unseen model
The Tesla Plaid event is set to kick off online on June 10 at 7 p.m. PT (10 p.m. ET), and you can watch the whole thing right here.
Refreshed Tesla Model S has a Knight Rider steering wheel
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