• Tesla is gearing up to officially challenge Porsche at the legendary Nürburgring race track. These are the cars the Model S would have to beat to set the all-time record

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    A Porsche Taycan Turbo prototype set a record in August for the fastest lap at the Nürburgring race track by a four-door electric car at seven minutes and 42 seconds.
    Tesla CEO Musk has suggested that the electric-car maker will at some point attempt to break that record with its Model S sedan. A Model S "Plaid" prototype drove on the track this week, clocking an unofficial time of about seven minutes and 20 seconds, according to Tesla .
    The Taycan Turbo's lap time is still a ways off from the all-time record, set last year by the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo.
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  • Here's What Happened With Tesla's Ambitious First Attempt At The Nürburgring

    Here's What Happened With Tesla's Ambitious First Attempt At The Nürburgring

    1 month ago - By Jalopnik

    Once again, Tesla has defied expectations. After wrapping up its first-ever Nürburgring test this week and heading home to America, it's pulled off an apparent hand-timed seven minute, 24 second lap in one of its Model S test cars, a mere second slower than the attempt at the beginning of this week -but still nearly 20...
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