Tesla Model S Plaid Could Have Set the Record for Fastest Quarter Mile | MotorBiscuit

An unofficial report claims that a Tesla Model S Plaid may have broken the record for the fastest quarter-mile by a production car. TV host and automotive enthusiast Jay Leno was allegedly in attendance at the event. More details are sure to emerge if the Tesla clocked this impressive time.

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It’s unclear if the run was official

At the Autoclub Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, California, a Tesla Model S Plaid hit the track for the quarter-mile. Drive Tesla Canada reported that the Model S Plaid clocked the run at 9.23 seconds and reached a trap speed of 152.16 mph. If these numbers are accurate and it was an official run, Tesla has just set the record for the fastest quarter-mile any production car has ever made.

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