Elon Musk announced that Tesla will bring a Model S to the Nürburgring race track next week – presumably to beat the time set by Porsche Taycan.
Prior to the launch of Taycan earlier this week, Porsche brought a prototype of its first fully electric car to the Nürburgring-Nordschleife racetrack.
The performance electric sedan completed the notoriously difficult 20.6 km race in seven minutes and 42 seconds – claiming the "fastest four-door all-electric sports car".  Porsche had previously boasted that Taycan was clear and capable of sustaining a high power for an extended period, which is useful to have a good time on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife race track.
The German automaker specifically said that Taycan would be better than Tesla's sustainable power generation vehicles.
Now Porsche has unveiled Taycan's full specifications and the inevitable comparison with Tesla's Model S shows that the latter still has an important lead.
But that is not enough, Tesla is now also seeking to prove Porsche's claim for better renewable power failures.
Musk tweeted that Tesla will bring a Model S to Nürburgring -Nordschleife racetrack:
Model S on Nürburgring next week
̵1; Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 5, 2019
The director did not specifically say it would be to beat Porsche's recently established record, but he announced the announcement shortly after commenting on Porsche Taycan.
He joked about Porsche using & # 39; Turbo & # 39; as a trim name for an electric car.
We have never seen the latest version of the Model S try a best catch time on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife race track.
Earlier this year, we saw a Tesla Model 3 performance complete a nine-minute lap on the Nürburgring race track, but it was on a public driving day, and there was a lot of traffic on it slowing them down.  Porsche also got Taycan driven by a professional racing car driver.
Electrek & # 39; s Take
I think Tesla can beat Porsche's time, but it is unlikely to be by a significant margin.
Anyway, I think it's interesting that Tesla even tries to prove that the Model S is better. I thought they would let the specs talk.
It would be interesting to see if Tesla also ends up trying to prove them wrong by completing 30 consecutive 0-200 km / h races and a faster 0-90-0 race.
I would be surprised if Porsche didn't first do the same tests with a Model S P100D to make sure they could beat the results, but that's not impossible.
What do you think? Let us know in the comments section below.
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