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CEO Elon Musk tweets that "completely unmodified" Model S Plaid lapped the 'Ring in 7mins 31secs

The new Tesla Model S Plaid has set the fastest laptime for a production-spec EV at the Nurbürgring, according to company CEO Elon Musk.

According to Musk on twitter, the new 1006bhp range-topper lapped the 12.8-mile Nordschleife circuit in 7mins 30.909secs - 12 seconds quicker than the previous record lap set by the Porsche Taycan Turbo in 2019. The Tesla's average speed was 103mph. 


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Folsom 11 September 2021

That was already the quickest lap for an EV, but the Tesla was ready to put in an even quicker lap when all of a sudden Autopilot saw a parked emergency vehicle and immediately crashed into it....

Stockholm Calling 11 September 2021
30 commas in one sentence, has Peter broken his own world record?
Citytiger 11 September 2021

Sorry the Telsla Model S 1006bhp Tartan edition is faster than a 751 bhp Porsche Taycan, wow thats like saying A VW Golf R is faster than a Ford Focus 1.0 ecoboost. I am fairly certain if Porsche decided to turn the power up to match, the story would be very different. I wonder if he will be as smug once the Lotus Evija gets released.