In a tweet, Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk said, production for the company’s longest-range Model S Plaid+ has been canceled.
“Plaid+ is canceled. No need, as Plaid is just so good.” tweeted Musk.
Tesla had unveiled the Model S Plaid+ in 2020. It would have been the company’s top high-end model with a mile range of 520 miles. The model would have featured next generation 4680 battery cells.
While earlier, its production was pushed back from the end of 2021 to 2022, it now stands cancelled.
Musk had called the Model S Plaid the “quickest production car ever made of any kind.”
According to Tesla’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 with an estimated driving range of 390 miles.
“Model S goes to Plaid speed this week,” tweeted Musk without elaborating.
The Model S Plaid was scheduled to be unveiled at an event on June 3, but has now been postponed to June 10.
According to the company’s website, the Model S Plaid will set you back by $112,990,