Tesla Model 3 Performance lap time at Top Gear Track

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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 / 1846 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 1.9k

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

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Tesla  2y ago

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


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SpeedKing  3y 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.

 

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Grimes  3y ago

Then please be suprised.


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SpeedKing  3y 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/


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Nobody  2y ago

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


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NotaLuddite  1y ago @Nobody

Don't be such a hater - electric is the future!