Those of you who think only Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Bugattis and McLarens build the fastest acceleration cars in the world, would be surprised to know that the Tesla Model S P100D has become the world’s quickest road-going car. The feat was recorded by America’s Motor Trend magazine recently when they raced the Model S sedan featuring groundbreaking 100 kWh battery pack to 60 mph in just 2.28 seconds. This makes it faster than the Ferrari LaFerrari, Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Aventador, Bugatti Chiron and Porsche 911 Turbo S.
The news about Tesla Model S breaking speed records has been circulating for quite some time. Elon Musk also tweeted that the P100D variant with Ludicrous mode and Ludicrous + mode can achieve the 60 mph mark in 2.5 and 2.4 seconds respectively. After that, a number of independent tests were conducted by various experts to only find this luxury car outdoing its performance specs every time.
You may not know, but the Porsche 918 Spyder reached to 60 mph in just 2.2 seconds during an independent test, back in 2014. However, the 918 Spyder was a limited edition car (not in production anymore) with a seating capacity of two. On the other hand, the Model S is a luxury sedan that can easily accommodate 5 adults with plenty of space in the trunk to carry family luggage. It is also a highly safe car enjoying good safety ratings from NHTSA.
Apart from being superfast, the Model S P100D also offers the longest range of 736 km on a single charge (speed:80km/h, outside temperature: 40C, Wheels: 19’’). So, drive all around the UAE throughout the day or go to Qatar and come back home without charging it. What else you would need?
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