Tesla Model S Plaid sets new record for electric vehicles at Laguna Seca

Tesla Model S Plaid sets new record for electric vehicles at Laguna Seca

The Unplugged Performance team announced that the Tesla Model S Plaid, which had previously won the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race, has set a new record for electric vehicles at the Laguna Seca race track.

Randy Pobst managed to hit 1min 28.213s during TeslaCorsa 16 on August 1, 2021. Tesla’s own tests of the Model S Plaid, conducted by Tesla, showed the best time of 1 minute. 29.9 sec

The Tesla Model S Plaid is now one of the fastest production cars on this track:

McLaren Senna (P15) (Randy Pobst) – 1: 27.62; Tesla Model S Plaid with racing modifications (Randy Pobst) – 1: 28,213; Porsche 911 GT2 RS (991) (Randy Pobst) – 1: 28.30; Tesla Model S Plaid (Tesla tests) – 1: 29.9.

The Tesla Model S Plaid is powered by three electric motors (one in the front and two in the rear) with a total output of 1,020 hp. (about 760 kW).

Tesla Model S Plaid sets new record for electric vehicles at Laguna Seca

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