"Fastest" refers to top speed. "Quickest" refers to acceleration. They're different, and nearly everybody is getting it wrong.
Sooner or later, it's bound to happen.
Oh, it also does 0-100 in 6.2 seconds. Wild.
The latest over-the-air update seems to be aimed at stealing back the acceleration crown from Faraday Future.
And the Model X is pretty darn quick, too.
Next month's software update will make the Model S P100D quicker than just about anything.
This 10.7-second 1/4 mile run is the world's fastest for production sedans, but it took some highly unrealistic preparation.
The Model S P100 D in Ludicrous Mode launches like a beast, but by the end of the quarter-mile, gasoline's making a big comeback.
With a new, bigger battery pack and Ludicrous Mode, the Tesla Model S P100D becomes the third-quickest car of all time.