Tesla Model 3 Performance lap time at Top Gear Track

Image of Tesla Model 3 Performance

2018 Tesla Model 3 Performance completed a standing lap of Top Gear Track in 1 minute and 21.5 seconds.

Track Top Gear Track
Type standing start
Vehicle Tesla Model 3 Performance
Power / weight 487 ps / 1847 kg
Driver The Stig
Time 1:21.500
Average speed 125 kph (77 mph)
Submitted 24.06.2019 by FastestLaps
Source BBC Top Gear tv show (United Kingdom)
Views 1.5k

Reference:   Image of source BBC Top Gear - Season 27 - Episode 2

C 63 AMG Coupe Blac..1:21.00-0.5
Porsche 911 GT3 RS1:21.00-0.5
599 GTB Fiorano1:21.20-0.3
Alfa Romeo Giulia QV1:21.40-0.1
Model 3 Performance1:21.50
BMW M3 (F80)1:21.60+0.1
Evo VIII FQ4001:24.80+3.3
E63 AMG1:24.90+3.4
BMW M3 (E90)1:25.30+3.8
User avatar
User avatar

Tesla  8m ago

Different battery cells and track mode avoid overheating. So not comparable to any other Tesla.


User avatar

SpeedKing  1y ago

Good for about 4 laps before the batteries get too hot and power is reduced. I'd be surprised if it lasted a lap around the Nordschleife on full power.

 

User avatar

Grimes  1y ago

Then please be suprised.


User avatar

SpeedKing  1y ago @Grimes

Not according to Road and Track who tested the Model 3 at Lime Rock Park.
https://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars/road-tests/a22625274/tesla-model-3-performance-track-test/


User avatar

Nobody  8m ago

It wont last, the other Teslas all overheat before the end.

Timeline

User avatar
FastestLaps 1h 

added data for Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6 (993 Factory Kit), data for Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6 (993), data for RUF CTR2, data for Pagani Huayra, data for Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 and more

User avatar
FastestLaps 3h 

added laptime for RUF CTR Yellow Bird and data for RUF CTR Yellow Bird

User avatar
FastestLaps 3h 

added data for Aston Martin V12 Vanquish, data for RUF BR2 EKS and data for Bugatti EB110 GT