Auto News

Tesla Model S plaid modified by UP breaks EV lap record at Laguna Seca

Modified by Unplugged Performance, the Tesla Model S Plaid broke the electric car lap record on the Laguna Seca race track.

Just a few days after the June Model S Plaid launch event, Unplugged performance was found in a fully remodeled plaid car On the Laguna Seca race track, do some tests before climbing the Pikes Peak hills.

This means that the popular Tesla tuner received an early unit from the automaker, demonstrating a rare collaboration between Tesla and the aftermarket tuner.

In truck tests, the UP was able to push the electric car up to 150 mph, but it broke the record as it was the first time-out in the car and the focus was on Pikes Peak’s test just a week later. It never happened.

rear Great performance on the hills we climb, Unplugged Performance is back Laguna Seca with Model S’s plaid and Randy Pobst holding the steering wheel.

Their return at the popular California Proving Ground was successful as they were able to break the EV lap record in a time of 1: 28.2:

This time is less than a second from Pobst’s fastest production car lap record, also held at McLaren Senna.

The Model S’s plaid could beat it, but this version has been significantly modified by the UP with race-specific suspension and some body modifications such as the large spoiler and front lip.

Last year, Tesla itself used Laguna Seca as a test site for its early Model S plaid prototype.

At that time, they I broke some records on the 1:30 lap..

Today, Tesla was found in the new German model S plaid near the famous Nürburgring racetrack.

2019, Tesla begins testing Model S plaid prototype on truck And we achieved some impressive lap times.

The carmaker has vowed to come back with a production unit and break some more records.

FTC: We use affiliate links for earning cars. more.

Subscribe to Electrek on YouTube for exclusive video Subscribe to Podcast.. Tesla Model S plaid modified by UP breaks EV lap record at Laguna Seca

Back to top button