Tesla Plaid Model S sports sedan unveiled with record 1100 hp (2 photos)

During Battery Day events, the generalTesla director Elon Musk showed a video of the Model S sedan, Plaid modification. The main advantage of the modification of the popular Model S is a further increase in the radius of autonomous run on a single battery charge, increased power achieved using an additional engine, as well as an updated Plaid transmission, which provides an increase in the dynamic characteristics of the car.

Tesla founder stated that the rangetravel on a single battery charge for the Model S Plaid modification will be 520 miles or 837 km. The increased dynamics and power of the new electric car is provided by the presence of a third engine.

The total power of the Tesla Plaid Model modificationThe S will make 1,100 horsepower, with a top speed of 322 km / h and the ability to hit 100 km / h in just 2 seconds. The improved sedan will enter the market at the end of next, 2021, at a price of 139 thousand dollars. Currently, it is already possible to pre-order the modified model with a $ 1,000 security deposit. According to Musk, the Plaid modification is likely to appear for Model X crossovers as well.