Tesla launches Model S Plaid at $139k: 520+ mi, 1100HP, 200 MPH top speed


Tesla officially unveiled the Plaid Model S during its Battery Day Event and listed the impressive specifications that the new powertrain holds. According to Tesla, the Plaid Powertrain Model S will have a 200 MPH top speed, a 0-60 MPH acceleration rate in less than 2 seconds, more than 520 miles of range, and more than 1,100 horsepower, making it the company’s most powerful configuration of its flagship sedan to date.

The Plaid Model S is currently available for purchase on Tesla’s website for $139,990.

Additionally, the Model S Plaid took down the Laguna Seca Raceway just two days ago in 1:30.3 seconds, with around three extra seconds of possible shave-off time, Musk said.