2021 Tesla Model S Plaid

2021 Tesla Model S Plaid Overview

The ultimate Tesla Model S has arrived. The Model S Plaid+ has an impressive 520-mile range, a 0-60 mph time of under two seconds, a top speed of over 200 mph, and an 8-second quarter-mile sprint capability. The EV automaker also claims the sedan is the fastest accelerating production car ever made. Total output is 1,020 horsepower. 

It's also quite expensive. The Plaid+ powertrain option costs $139,990 before any state, or federal incentives are factored into the equation. The "regular" Tesla Model S Plaid begins at $119,000 and has a 390-mile rating on a single charge. 

Like the rest of the 2021 Model S lineup, both the Plaid and Plaid+ receive modest exterior styling changes, most notably up front with the grille and redesigned hood for improved aerodynamics. The interior, however, is a dramatic departure from previous years. Instead of a conventional round steering wheel there's now a yoke-style wheel. The touchscreen is no longer directly integrated into the dashboard and is now a large screen similar to what's found on the smaller Model 3. 

Orders for the entire 2021 Model S lineup are currently underway.

2021 Tesla Model S Plaid Models

Trim Engine Transmission Drivetrain Price (MSRP)
Plaid
Electric
Single Speed Automatic
All-Wheel Drive
$119,990
Plaid Plus
Electric
Single Speed Automatic
All-Wheel Drive
$132,990

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