Tesla to launch high-end Model S 'Plaid'
Elon Musk claims the Model S Plaid is the "quickest production car ever made of any kind", which "has to be felt to be believed."
It is delivery day at Tesla.
The anticipated event introducing the Tesla Model S Plaid takes place Thursday, rescheduled from June 3.
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The delay was due to the Plaid needing "one more week of tweak", according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in a tweet.
Musk claims the Model S Plaid is the "quickest production car ever made of any kind", which "has to be felt to be believed."
The Plaid, which has a starting price of $119,900 before gas savings and tax incentives, is capable of traveling from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 1.99 seconds. The Plaid has a top speed of 200 miles per hour and can cover 390 miles per charge, according to the company's website.
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Tesla delivered a record 184,877 vehicles in the first quarter of 2021, despite "really severe supply chain issues." However, the Model 3 and Y accounted for 182,847 of the deliveries, while the Model S and X accounted for 2,030 deliveries.
Fox Business' Lucas Manfredi contributed to this report.