“We’re excited to let you know that Model S and Model X Plaid are headed to Europe”, Tesla said in a statement. This is news that should please European fans of the manufacturer, who have been eagerly waiting for the opportunity to order the updated versions of the Model S and Model X Plaid.
Only the Plaid version with three electric motors (Tri-Motor) and four-wheel drive will be offered. Future owners will be able to touch them between December 2022 and February 2023. As for versions with two electric motors (Dual Motor) and four-wheel drive, if orders are now open, their deliveries will not take place before 2023.
Model S Plaid with a range of 600 km
Model S Plaid, available in the Tesla configurator, is characterized by the presence of three electric motors with a total power of 1020 hp. (maximum speed 322 km/h) and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.1 seconds. The declared range is 600 km (WLTP cycle).
Available from €138,990, this S Plaid model comes standard with Pearl White exterior paint (expect €1,800 to €2,200 for other colors), 19-inch wheels (Tempest model), all-black interior (add 2,400 euros for black and white or beige), which has three screens, including a central 17-inch swivel (diagonal 43.18 cm, resolution 2200 x 1300 pixels). For the attention of rear passengers, a second 8-inch screen (20.32 cm diagonal) is placed on the second row.
As for the third, it is a 12.3-inch (diagonal 31.24 cm) instrument cluster. There is also the famous Yoke half-flywheel, which is also present on the Model X Plaid.
The autopilot remains a paid option (from 3,800 to 7,500 euros), as does the towing hook (towing capacity of up to 1,600 kg).
Model X Plaid with only six passengers
Model X Plaid is also equipped with three electric motors with a total power of 1020 hp. (maximum speed 262 km/h). Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h takes a little longer: 2.6 seconds.
The American SUV, which still retains the Falcon’s rear doors – the opening resembles a falcon’s wings – is offered only in a six-passenger version, while the classic Model X can carry up to seven people.
In terms of equipment, the Model X Plaid is almost identical to the Model S Plaid, namely pearl white exterior paint, black interior, also equipped with three screens: a 17-inch rotating center, an 8-inch and an instrument screen. cluster 12.3 inches. The differences concern the presence of 20-inch wheels (Cyberstream model) and a huge panoramic glass roof. Please note that a tow hook (towing capacity up to 2500 kg) is offered as standard.
The X Plaid is available from €141,990 without options.