Tesla has updated the software for the electric vehicle Model S, which allowed to increase the peak power capacity of 50 horsepower. The head of the American automaker Elon Musk noted that the increase in capacity will allow the car to overtake the Porsche Taycan Dragoon in the race for a quarter mile (402 meters).
Previously, YouTube has published a video that shows how a Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan compete on the 402-meter distance. German electric car went straight for 10.6, whereas “Tesla” it took 1.2 with more.
Earlier it became known that Tesla has again started to test new versions of the Model S on the “nürburgring” in preparation to record “Northern loop”. The Americans are going to take away the title of fastest four-door electric car track Porsche Taycan. We will remind, the German electric car passed by 20.6-kilometre track in 7 minutes and 42 seconds.
This time, try to surpass a new modification of the Tesla Model S called P100D+ Plaid, which is built on upgraded chassis and is equipped with three electric motors. In the “Tesla” claim that one of the prototypes of new items during the test runs showed a time of 7 minutes and 20 seconds. In addition, the company expects that after making “some changes” they will be able to improve the lap time by 15 seconds.
Whether the Model S and Taycan competitors?