The Tesla Model S P100D and Mercedes-AMG GT 63 achieve their performance in very different ways.
The investigation is focused on approximately 2,000 Model S and Model X vehicles.
During the purist, the officer discovered the car only had six miles of range.
Tesla has suffered an embarrassing setback in their attempt to beat Porsche’s lap record.
Tesla isn’t satisfied with the Model S Plaid prototype’s 7:20 ‘Ring time and thinks it can shave of a whole 15 seconds.
A bug in Tesla’s sofware lets owners disable stability control and regenerative braking, but without the electronic safety net, they’re out there on their own.
The only interior features of the two Tesla prototypes are a dashboard, a racing seat and a roll cage.
Porsche didn’t use the more powerful Taycan Turbo S, so they could potentially beat Tesla in the end.
The fastest lap timed manually by a witness was 7m23s, making the Model S prototype 20 seconds quicker than the Taycan.
The EV was driving itself on the Massachusetts Turnpike, and although both driver and co-driver seem asleep, Tesla claims it might be a prank or a hoax.
The new powertrain will slot above the existing 100D and shall be fitted to the Model S and X, as well as the upcoming Roadster.
This is the Model S Tesla is going to use for its Nurburgring lap record attempt.