'Ludicrous+' Tesla Model S P100D could see 0-60 in 2.1 sec., when 'stripped down'

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    Dec 6, 2016


    Following yesterday's announcement that a new ‘Ludicrous+' mode has made Tesla's flagship P100D even quicker by dropping 0-60 mph times down to 2.4 seconds, a new tweet from Elon Musk today suggests that things could get even quicker if the vehicle was “stripped down”.

    The first of a series of tweets by Musk today noted that the new P100D Ludicrous+ Easter egg on a Model S will allow it to accelerate to 60 mph in as little as 2.34 seconds. That tweet got a response from the folks at Motor Trend, who kindly offered to validate Tesla's claim.

    Also responding was Twitter user Trevor Clark who calls out Faraday Future's impressive 2.39 second 0-60 mph time in the FF 91, but through a backhanded compliment. Clark, who mentions Musk in the tweet, notes that Faraday Future's 1,050 horsepower electric car has no interior and uses lightweight race seats.

    Related: Tech reviewer and YouTube personality MKBHD reviews Faraday Future's FF 91

    Musk would later clarify that the 2.34 second 0-60 mph time is for a production car, however a stripped down race-ready Tesla could see a mind-boggling 0-60 in 2.1 seconds. “Good point. 2.34 would be a production Tesla. Stripped down, maybe as low as 2.1.”

    Article: 'Ludicrous+' Tesla Model S P100D could see 0-60 in 2.1 sec., when 'stripped down'

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