LUDICROUS SPEED. A speed so intense it makes all the other speeds look like little weenies in comparison. The Tesla Model S sedan is getting that mode soon in the form of a $10,000 upgrade that will propel the car from zero to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds. (Worth it.) But what about the upcoming Model X crossover?
Oh, it’s going ludicrous too, baby. Musk also mentioned the Model X will get the feature too, and while they haven’t actually tested it, he thinks it will do zero to 60 mph in 3.3 seconds, via Bloomberg:
Tesla will also offer Ludicrous Mode for its coming Model X SUV, which will probably clock in at zero to 60 mph in 3.3 seconds, according to Musk. “We haven’t tested it yet, so that’s just a guess,” he said. “That’s mad for an SUV, obviously.”
That IS mad for an SUV. Obviously. It puts the Model X — an electric crossover designed to haul your family and their crap around town — in the same territory as the mid-2000s Ford GT and the C6 Corvette ZR1. Holy smokes, man.
That’s if they can pull it off and get it out on time. We all know Tesla’s had a bit of a hype problem lately, to put things mildly. But Musk said the Model X is on track, and they plan on sending them out for deliveries later this year.
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We look forward to people getting their kids to soccer practice ludicrously quickly.
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