In 2016, Musk tweeted that Plaid could be reserved for the upcoming Roadster, so it seems that plans have modified. He defined at the moment in one other tweet that the triple motor Plaid setup is “about a year away,” with plans to make it out there into the Model S, X and Roadster, however not the cheaper/smaller Model three or Y.
The solely factor past Ludicrous is Plaid
Yes. To be clear, Plaid powertrain is a few 12 months away from manufacturing & applies to S,X & Roadster, however not three or Y. Will value greater than our present choices, however lower than opponents.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 12, 2019
This is not fairly the Taycan-fighting Nürburgring run Musk had initially promised we might see this week, however he later talked about the corporate would wish to do extra overview and testing forward of the try.
Our buddies at Autoblog have picked up spy pictures of a modified Model S P100D that’s, as Musk promised, driving across the German roadway proper now, so hopefully the battle between sporty EVs will get some comparable information quickly.
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(That’s a second sooner than the file for a four-door sedan) pic.twitter.com/OriccK4KCZ