News hardware Tesla finally opens orders in France for these two new super-powerful models
This time it’s really good! The Tesla Model S and X Plaid are finally available to order in France. The first deliveries are scheduled between November and December 2022.
A wait finally rewarded
In 2019, we learned that Tesla intended to release an overpowered version for these Models S and X. Named Plaidthe latter – Model S only – were to start being delivered during the year 2021, but for the moment customers are still waiting for a sign from the manufacturer.
But now, all it takes is an official press release from Tesla to bring a smile back to all fans of Elon Musk’s firm. We learn that orders are really open again for both models. But good news never comes alone, we also now know a little more precisely what they have in their stomachs.
But before giving you further explanations on their characteristics, it seems important to share with you the prices of each model. Thus, to obtain a Model X Plaid, it will be necessary to pay 141,990€ (excluding options). The Model S Plaid, meanwhile, is sold from €138,990. Of course, as on each of these vehicles, Tesla offers different colors, two styles of rims as well as different interior finishes. The options Improved autopilot and Fully autonomous driving capability are also available on these two models.
Impressive features for production vehicles
Now let’s get down to business: the characteristics of these two incredible production vehicles. Let’s start if you don’t mind with the more high-end model of the two: the Model X Poster.
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As you can see, although the Model X Plaid is a car capable of accommodating a whole small family with its 6 seatsit does not neglect its performance. Another little extra on this model, its tow hook which is standard.
Now make way for the sportier of the two, the Model S Poster. The sporty-looking sedan has not been neglected either, and that’s good! Tesla also says of its production vehicle that it is the one that offers the fastest acceleration in the world today.
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Well, we’re not going to lie to you, the performance on paper is still there! Even if there are differences between the two, they nevertheless share many common points, starting with the presence of 3 engines developing 1020 horsepower on each of the models.
On the inside, we also find on the Model X and S Plaid, three screens including a main 17-inch, a second 8-inch and a last which is none other than the 12.3-inch instrument cluster. In addition, drivers will also be happy to put their hands on the Yoke half-wheel, present on both cars.
As a reminder, Model X and S Plaid orders have just opened on the French Tesla configurator. The first is sold from €141,990 and the second from €138,990. The first deliveries are scheduled between November and December 2022another wave of deliveries should also take place in early 2023.