Past Tesletter articles
This isn’t an official time, but if it’s true, it’s pretty impresive. For context, the 7:20 time is 20 seconds faster than the Taycan, the fastest 4-door EV at Nürburgring. But this isn’t only about EVs, at 7:20 the Tesla Model S would be 15 seconds faster than the 2019 BMW M5 and 5 seconds faster than the 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT, and could take the title of the fastest 4-door sedan at Nürburgring when they do an official timed lap.
In the same tweet, Tesla announced that they will be coming back at Nürburgring next month and they believe they can achieve 7:05. Take a look at the initial Model S data on the track:
Read more: TwitterFrom issue #78
The image looks like the new dual-motor for the Model S Plaid version. And it seems about the same size as the current motor, which means it could fit into the present S platform without major modification. However, changes in the battery and other components might still require a change there.From issue #120