A Tesla Model S has set an informal lap time of 7:23 at the Nürburgring Nordschleife as per a hand-timed timing by a correspondent of German motoring publication Auto Motor und Sport.

The Tesla, which is testing the company’s new plaid battery system was to be fair, on street-legal race tires rather than conventional rubber, but even that had only a small part to play in beating Porsche’s publically-posted time of 7:42 – an almost 20-second difference.

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Source: Smart Energy International

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