Watch Tesla’s R&D Model S with “Plaid Powertrain” set a Laguna Seca lap record

By Joey Klender Posted on September 11, 2019 Tesla has released a video showing a Model S with Plaid powertrain and chassis prototype setting a new track record at the famed Laguna Seca Raceway. Setting a lap time of 1:36.555 seconds, Tesla’s run is the new fastest time recorded by a four-door electric sedan, besting […]

Tesla Model S sets record for fastest 4-door sedan lap time around Laguna Seca

By Simon Alvarez Posted on September 11, 2019 Before participating at the Nürburgring’s Industry Pool testing, the Tesla Model S established a new record for itself back in the United States. As noted by Elon Musk on Twitter, the Model S just set a record for 4-door sedans around the Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, […]

Tesla Model 3 cleans the drag strip of smoke-belching diesels in multiple races

By Simon Alvarez Posted on August 25, 2019 There is just something symbolic about seeing a white Tesla Model 3 Performance taking on modified, smoke-belching diesel racers on the drag strip. Perhaps it’s a notable sign of the changing times, or perhaps it’s a wake-up call to automotive enthusiasts who still doubt the electric revolution. […]