Tesla Model S Plaid hits Nürburgring in refreshed widebody with massive rear diffuser

By Joey Klender Posted on October 16, 2019 Tesla has returned to the Nürburgring with a Model S Plaid Powertrain, sporting a refreshed aerodynamic package that includes the addition of side vents and a massive rear diffuser. The California-based electric carmaker is back at the famed German race circuit in an attempt to break its […]

Tesla Model 3 Performance to outlast the Porsche Taycan on the track due to superior range

By Simon Alvarez Posted on September 17, 2019 While the Tesla Model 3 Performance will not be able to beat the Porsche Taycan in a timed lap around a track, the midsize family sedan could outlast the German-made four-door sports car in an endurance race. This is according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who recently […]

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 […]