Tesla did it again. At Tesla’s Battery Day event on Tuesday, CEO Elon Musk unveiled the Model S Plaid, which is slated to arrive in late 2021. The Tesla Model S Plaid is Tesla’s direct shot at the recently unveiled Lucid Air. With a driving range over 520 miles and a top speed over 200 mph, the Model S Plaid is ready keep Tesla at the top of the segment.
The Model S Plaid is powered by three electric motors, which give it more than 1,100 horsepower. All that power gives the Model S a 0-60 mph time under 2 seconds and a quarter-mile time under 9 seconds. Get ready for the head-to-head battle between the Model S Plaid and the Lucid Air.
You can already build the Model S Plaid on Tesla’s configurator. It starts at $141,100 including the $1,200 destination charge.