Delivery event of Tesla Model S Plaid, 'quickest accelerating car', on June 3: Elon Musk
The vehicle can pick a speed from 0 to 60 mph in 1.99 seconds, and can reach a top speed of 200 mph, according to Tesla.
May 20, 2021 / 04:03 PM IST
Elon Musk has announced the delivery date of Tesla Model S Plaid. The delivery event of the "fastest production car ever" would be held at the company's California factory on June 3, Musk said in a tweet posted on his social media handle on May 20.
Automobile enthusiasts and industry experts were keenly awaiting the launch date of Tesla Model S Plaid, which is being referred to as "quickest accelerating car today".
The vehicle can pick a speed from 0 to 60 mph in 1.99 seconds, as per Tesla. It has a horsepower of 1,020 hp, and can reach a top speed of 200 mph.Also Read | Is it over between Tesla and bitcoin?
Among the listed features of the car includes "three high performance motors with carbon-sleeved rotors" and "torque vectoring".
The price of Tesla Model S Plaid, for customers in the United States, is stated as $112,990.
The vehicle was earlier set for delivery in February this year, but the plan was derailed as the electric vehicle maker faced chip shortages and other challenges.