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Musk says Tesla cancels the longest-range Model S Plaid+

Musk says Tesla cancels the longest-range Model S Plaid+
Musk says Tesla cancels the longest-range Model S Plaid+   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  
By Reuters

<div> <p> – Production for Tesla Inc’s longest-range Model S Plaid+ is canceled, <span class="caps">CEO</span> Elon Musk said in a tweet https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1401641625500229632?s=20 on Sunday.</p> <p>“Plaid+ is canceled. No need, as Plaid is just so good.” Musk tweeted. </p> <p>Model S Plaid+, which would have been Tesla’s highest-end model with a driving range of 520 miles, was unveiled at a battery event last year and Musk said it would adopt its next generation 4680 battery cells. But production was pushed back to 2022 from the end of 2021. </p> <p>Musk on Sunday called the Model S Plaid the “quickest production car ever made of any kind.” </p> <p>According to the company’s website the Model S Plaid can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in 1.99 seconds and has a top speed of 200 miles per hour and an estimated range of 390 miles.</p> <p>“Model S goes to Plaid speed this week,” he said in another tweet, without elaborating.</p> <p>The Model S Plaid was scheduled to be unveiled at an event on June 3, which has been pushed to June 10. </p> <p>The Model S Plaid costs $112,990, according to the company’s website.</p> <p/> </div>