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– Model 3: @RSEV
Now this is what you call a S3XY drag race line-up!
We have actually got every Tesla you can purchase (and actually drive!) going head-to-head over the 1/4-mile to see simply how various their efficiency is. So let's take a look at the contenders.
Starting with the Tesla Model S Plaid, it's powered by 3 electric motors, and they combine to deliver 1,020 hp and 1,420 Nm of torque. It ideas the scales at 2,190 kg, and if you're seeking to purchase one it'll cost you around ₤ 116,000.
The Design X Plaid is built on the same platform, so it provides the specific very same power – 1,020 hp and 1,420 Nm. Nevertheless, it's heavier than the Design S, at 2,464 kg, and it's also ₤ 10,000 more costly, at around ₤ 126,000.
Then we have the Model 3 Performance & Design Y Performance. Similar to the S & X, they're constructed on the same platform, so they both show up with two electric motors to deliver 527hp and 660Nm. However, while the Model 3 weighs 1,844 kg, the Model Y is available in at 1,997 kg. The price is pretty similar, mind, at around ₤ 58,000 and ₤ 60,000 respectively.
So will it be a tidy sweep for the Model S? And will the Design 3 beat the Model Y? There's just one method to discover … LET'S RACE!
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