Tesla Model S Plaid with Track Pack Shatters Nürburgring Record [VIDEO]
Tesla’s Model S Plaid with the newest Track Package has set a new lap record at the Nürburgring. The news was announced via Tesla’s official Twitter account, stating that the Model S Plaid beat the previous record for a production EV by more than 8 seconds.
The Nürburgring, a motorsport complex located in Germany, is widely regarded as one of the most challenging race tracks in the world. It is often used by car manufacturers as a proving ground for their vehicles. The new record set by Tesla’s Model S Plaid is a significant achievement, demonstrating the vehicle’s superior performance with its new Track Package that unlocks a new top speed of 200 mph.
The record-breaking event was captured in a video published on Saturday. The video showcases the Model S Plaid Track Pack setting an official production vehicle lap time of 7:25.231 on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The video, which is 7 minutes and 35 seconds long, has already garnered over 83,000 views and more than 6,000 likes, reflecting the excitement and interest surrounding Tesla’s achievement.
The Model S Plaid with Track Pack is a high-performance variant of Tesla’s flagship sedan. It features several enhancements over the standard Model S Plaid, including performance-oriented tires and brakes, as well as aerodynamic improvements. This record-breaking performance at the Nürburgring is a testament to the vehicle’s capabilities and Tesla engineers pushing the boundaries of EV technology, yet again.
Check out the record-breaking video below—note the Model S Plaid has a regular steering wheel and not a yoke: