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Musk Says Tesla Cancels the Longest-Range Model S Plaid+

Production for Tesla Inc’s longest-range Model S Plaid+ is canceled, CEO Elon Musk said in a tweet on Sunday. “Plaid+ is canceled. No need, as Plaid is just so good.” Musk tweeted. 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. Musk on Sunday called the Model S Plaid the “quickest production car ever made of any kind.” 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. “Model S goes to Plaid speed this week,” he said in another tweet, without elaborating. The …

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