Watch: Tesla Model X Plaid Hits 1/4 Mile in 9.7 Seconds [VIDEO]
Just as Tesla begins delivering its first versions of the Model X Plaid refresh, one owner and driver shows off how quick the electric SUV actually is.
DragTimes shared a video on Monday showing the Tesla Model X Plaid go from 0-60mph in just 2.3 seconds.
In the video, the crew calls the vehicle the quickest and most powerful SUV in the world, before setting up to race a Porsche 992 Turbo S and a Lamborghini Hurucan EVO.
The races begin with a solo pass in the Model X Plaid, in which the vehicle sets the 2.3-second rollout acceleration record, tying with another Model X Plaid video shared earlier this month.
The 2.3-second time includes the rollout, but without it, the time would be considered 2.6 seconds — still an incredibly fast time.
As for the Model X Plaid 1/4 mile, the SUV took just 9.7 seconds and reached 144mph (231 km/h), an incredible time for such a large family vehicle, weighing in at 5,390 lbs (2,445 kg).
Later in the video, the vehicles perform a few drag races against each other, though the crew apparently only rented to track for about an hour.
The video comes after some customers waited nearly a year for the Model X Plaid to be delivered.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said earlier this month that the automaker “dropped the ball” regarding the Model X production ramp, which resulted in several delays.