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The Tesla Model S sets an unofficial EV production cycle record in Laguna Seca. [VIDEO]



The Tesla Model S Plaid may set a new EV lap record at Laguna Seca recently with a run time of 1: 29.9. Kilowatt A full run of the Tesla Model S Plaid can be captured around the iconic track, as it looks like it will break the EV lap record.

“While visiting Laguna Seca last week, we discovered a high-speed test of the Model S Refresh (maybe Plaid or Plaid Plus) prototype,” wrote. Kilowatt About their visit

There are two Model S models at the race track.The red Tesla Model S is believed to represent production of Plaid or Plaid + and is an unofficial lap timed version of 1: 29.9. Enter the track as well, with this car having an unofficial lap time of 1: 32.6.

“During our time in Corkscrew, we shot multiple laps and gathered two of the fastest laps from each of the test cars here. Please note that these times are unofficial and unconfirmed.Tesla or Laguna Seca may confirm these times at a later date. But this picture and the time involved have not been reviewed or confirmed. It is also possible that the other rounds that we are not in are even faster! ”Said the group.

According to previous records set in Laguna Seca, the McLaren Senna had the fastest lap time of a production car at 1: 27.62. At the end of the McLaren Senna is the Porsche 911 GT2 RS, which set a record 1: 28:30.

The Model S Plaid lap times are similar to those set by the McLaren 720S and Porsche 918 Spyder at 1: 29.78 and 1: 29.89, respectively.The Acura ARX-01b set the fastest lap record at Laguna Seca at 1: 10.10, although not for the car. Production Maybe such recordings will be tried by the next generation of roadster? One can dream

Watch Round 1: 29.9 of the new Tesla Model S in the video below.

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The Tesla Model S sets an unofficial EV production cycle record in Laguna Seca. [VIDEO]