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Musk Shows Off Tesla’s Fastest Car Yet, the Model S Plaid

  • Sedan can reach 60 miles per hour in less than 2 seconds
  • CEO expects to deliver 1,000 of the cars a week next quarter
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WATCH: Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the Model S Plaid is “crazy fast.”Source: Bloomberg
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Elon Musk billed Tesla Inc.’s newest vehicle, the Model S Plaid, as a halo product that proves the superiority of electric cars at an event marking the start of deliveries to customers.

“Why make this really fast car that’s crazy fast?” the chief executive officer asked rhetorically outside Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California. “There is something that’s quite important to the future of sustainable energy, which is that we’ve got to show that an electric car is the best car, hands down.”