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Tesla Model S Plaid and Model X Plaid coming to the Netherlands in December

October 14, 2022

Tesla Model S Plaid

The Tesla Model S Plaid is the absolute top model of the Model S series. The numbers speak for themselves. The Model S Plaid reaches 100 mph in 2.1 seconds, reaches a top speed of 322 mph and has a system output of 1,020 horsepower. The range of 600 kilometers (WLTP) is quite acceptable in view of this performance. The Plaid trim has three high-performance electric motors and torque distribution over individual wheels.

Options Model S Plaid

The starting price of the Tesla Model S Plaid in the Netherlands comes to 139,990 euros. There are still some options. Think 21-inch Arachnid wheels. Those cost 4,900 euros. The Model S Plaid comes standard on 19-inch alloy wheels. The Pearl White Multi-Coat color is standard. For Solid Black, you pay an additional 1,800 euros. The colors Midnight Silver Metallic, Deep Blue Metallic and Red Multi-Coat have an additional cost of 2,200 euros. A black interior with carbon trim is standard. For upholstery in black and white or cream, you pay an additional 2,500 euros. Finally, Full Self-Driving Capability with all the functions of Standard Autopilot and Enhanced Autopilot as well as traffic light and stop sign recognition has an additional price of 7,500 euros. So a full-option Model S Plaid will cost you 158,095 euros.

Tesla Model X Plaid

The heavier Tesla Model X Plaid, of course, gets the same powertrain with 1,020 horsepower. This variant jumps from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.6 seconds. The range (WLTP) comes out to 543 kilometers. The Model X Plaid’s starting price in the Netherlands starts at 143,990 euros. If you want 22-inch Turbine wheels, you may pay an additional 5,900 euros. The rates of all options are otherwise the same as the Model S Plaid. A full-option Model X Plaid will cost you 163,095 euros.

Tesla yoke: a special steering wheel

Both the Tesla Model S Plaid and Model X Plaid are equipped with the so-called yoke: an “airplane-style” steering wheel. The interior of both models otherwise looks nicely “Tesla. So few frills and a hefty display. With the Model S and Model X becoming orderable again in the Netherlands, the brand again has an “S3XY” model range. Because in addition to the S and X, Tesla also delivers the Model 3 and Model Y. Tesla’s “3” may be interpreted as an “E. In fact, the Model 3 should have been called Model E, but it turned out Ford already owned the rights to that type name.