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First Looks At The Tesla Model S Plaid


Tesla’s new Model S Plaid was announced a couple months ago, but it’s finally ready for prime time and we’re finally getting to take a close look.

A lucky few (including Jay Leno) have even gotten to drive it.

First, let’s go to the Delivery Event where Elon officially introduced the Model S Plaid.

Watch here:

Here is more on the totally redesigned battery and rotor, which are incredible feats of engineerings in their own regard:

Want to see it on the track?

Jay Leno left his Garage to take the new Model S Plaid out on the track and to set a record.

Watch here:

Even when you create something as incredible as the Model S Plaid, you’ll always have a few haters and detractors….poindexters who have never really created anything of value themselves, but who love to criticize and nitpick.

This guy does a great job of responding to the ‘dexters:

The sister to the Model S is the Model X SUV, sharing many features.

The X was redesigned the same time as the S, and Tim Dodd (@EverydayAstronaut) got to play around with the X.

Check this out, I am so jealous:

Last is a feature produced by the Wall Street Journal about the new Model S Plaid and I can only say it’s very “odd”.

I agree with the top commenter who asked about the narrator: “Did they make a hostage do narration while torturing her puppy?!?”

Really weird.

But good info regardless:


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