The Tesla Model S Plaid became the fastest production electric vehicle to complete the Nürburgring Nordschleife track in Germany. Completing the 20.6-kilometer track in 7 minutes and 30.909 seconds, the vehicle moved at an average speed of 166.320 km/h. However, Tesla Model S Plaid can further reduce this time.
Tesla Model S Plaid set a new world record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany, one of the most famous racetracks in the world. The vehicle, which covered the 20.6 kilometer track in 7 minutes 30.909 seconds and at a speed of approximately 166.320 km / h, thus achieved the best results so far. Elon Musk drew attention to the fact that this world record was broken with a vehicle that was directly leaving the factory.
The fastest electric motor vehicle to ever complete the Nürburgring Nordschleife track was the Porsche Taycan Turbo. Completing the track in 7 minutes and 42 seconds, the vehicle lost the record it set in 2019. Also, the Mercedes-AMG GT63 S completed this track in 7:27,800 seconds, while the Jaguar XE SV 8 finished in 7:23,164 seconds.
Results of the record attempt on September 9
The record attempts at the Nürburgring Nordschleife are not the first, nor are they the last. Tesla made an unofficial lap in 2019, claiming to complete the track in 7 minutes and 13 seconds as part of this lap. In another record attempt, a Model S Plaid had a serious accident. These developments reveal that Tesla is doing its best to push all the limits in vehicles.