According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the electric-car maker wishes to handle Porsche at the famous Nürburgring-Nordschleife race course in Germany.
A Porsche Taycan Turbo model set a record in August for the fastest lap by a four-door electrical cars and truck at 7 minutes and 42 seconds. Musk has recommended that Tesla will eventually effort to break that record with its Design S sedan.
A Design S “Plaid” model drove on the track today, clocking an informal time of about 7 minutes and 20 seconds, according to Tesla
The Taycan Turbo’s lap time is still a methods off from the all-time record, set in 2015 by the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo.
These are the very best Nürburgring lap times from cars in 6 classifications, according to the race course’s site