Chris Harris on... Tesla Model S 'Plaid': 0-60 in under 2 seconds | Top Gear

29 Μάρ 2021
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Chris Harris joins Top Gear Magazine Editor Jack Rix to discuss the new Tesla Model S 'Plaid' - a revision of the Model S with 1100bhp, a 0-60 time under two seconds, and a steering wheel suspiciously devoid of its roundness. So, what do you think of the 'Plaid'? Let us know in the comments.
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  • Watching two car guys go against all their instincts and try to down talk a car that does 0-60 in under 2 seconds is just so sad

    B-zadB-zadΠριν 8 ώρες
  • Well, their point about acceleration is spot on, and I'm an acceleration, but not speed (which is boring) freak. The car does a 0-60 which must be verging on what is possible with a car with 'normal' tyres.. So, the next speed development must be lower to the road, with a smaller windscreen. Anyone that's driven a fast original style mini knows it's the fastest car they've ever driven, even though you know it's not! Pocket rockets are where it's at!

    Peter JonesPeter JonesΠριν 9 ώρες
  • When I seen Chris Harris you know its gonna good. True automotive journalist in my own opinion. I cant wait to see his review of the new Audi RS E Tron! I think people should take into account that a all electric vehicle is the best option when you see just how much less driving we are doing because of Covid-19. It makes sense to me. I love my gas powered cars don"t get me wrong. I am actually gonna convert my 99 528i with the inline 6 and take that inline 6 and use it as the stand for a table in my sim racing room like how they did on Top Gear UK. R.I.P. Sabine Schmitz.

    slow ride716slow ride716Πριν 10 ώρες
  • Soon tesla Will have one forward pedal and one reverse pedal like forklifts

    Jonka OlofssonJonka OlofssonΠριν 20 ώρες
  • Fun fakt it can't really drive 0 to 60 in under 2 sek

    Jesus CondomJesus CondomΠριν 21 ώρα
  • The under 2.0 seconds 0-60 is a lie. That is drag strip 0-60, where vehicles get a 1 foot rollout. So true 0-60 will be over 2.0 seconds. Second Lucid Air has a model with over 500 miles of range. FYI it’s their first car and it’s better than Tesla.

    Jackyl SmithJackyl SmithΠριν 21 ώρα
    • Lucid’s not on sale yet.

      Summer TymeSummer TymeΠριν 8 ώρες
  • They make no sense at times. Having over 1000hp in a family sedan that is totally quiet and very luxurious to drive.. that feels like a normal car most of the time but has 1k hp to tap into when needed? That has always been the fantasy of a car enthusiast. These guys are just trying to sell what the never-ev guys want to hear. I was going to buy the new vette but man for 50k more I can get so much more from a plaid while getting more speed than the vette.

    Bimmer ApprenticeBimmer ApprenticeΠριν ημέρα
  • This guy gave the answer you need about Tesla Models S Plaid 0-60 in less than 2 sec.: LOL Tesla marketing

    RccDB CarsRccDB CarsΠριν ημέρα
  • EV and Yesla hater lool

    mhlanga mlungisimhlanga mlungisiΠριν ημέρα
  • When first cars were made people were like... yeah, but with a horse you can ...this...and that.... it doesnt have....ability.....this ...that.... Now we have electric cars... Think a bit....

    Dejan BurnikDejan BurnikΠριν 2 ημέρες
  • Noway It does NOT do 0-60 under 2 seconds! Just Read the fine print

    Cesar AbrahamCesar AbrahamΠριν 2 ημέρες
  • Funny it's not mentioned that the 0-60 is from after acceleration has started and not a real 0-60

    Chance GeorgeChance GeorgeΠριν 2 ημέρες
  • It will be like gtr that smashed super cars in the past.

    ottis ouottis ouΠριν 2 ημέρες
  • Misleading advertising from Tesla, it's not under 2s 0-60 at all, the small print has a disclaimer - "excludes the first foot of rollout", so it's actually about 5-60 not 0-60, which makes a significant difference! (putting it closer to 2.5s)

    MartinArscott1MartinArscott1Πριν 2 ημέρες
  • Just with a racing tire you can reach 1.3 of friction coefficient, needed to allow the car accelerating 1.3g to get from 0 ti 60mph in less than 2 seconds... Normal tires can just garantee you a friction of 1 that allow you to accelerate from 0 ti 27.8m/s in 2.8s.... More or less

    Alex CasAlex CasΠριν 2 ημέρες

    kunal pahujakunal pahujaΠριν 4 ημέρες
  • Chris Harris is the man

    Nathan McAuleyNathan McAuleyΠριν 4 ημέρες
  • obviously someone in Tesla must be a Mel Brooks fan and has seen Spaceballs many times Ridiculous Speed, Ludicrous Speed, Plaid Speed :-D

    my Selfmy SelfΠριν 4 ημέρες
  • just a little w 123 with tessla underneath would be totally fine with me

    breakshot74breakshot74Πριν 4 ημέρες
  • It'd be interesting to see whether a Tesla could hold its own in say a rally race.........

    BCBCΠριν 5 ημέρες
  • I think I really would rather take a train.

    Daniel StuartDaniel StuartΠριν 7 ημέρες
  • Chris the criticizing A guy who makes rockets and the fastest accelerating car in the world - what does he do?

    Anthony BlomfieldAnthony BlomfieldΠριν 8 ημέρες
  • Dont talk about electric cars if you dont know what you are talking about. Just say All heil to Elon Musk. Whatever he makes, I take. Removable batteries isent even a thing in mobile phones any more. and when they were people still didnt carry around a second battery. and by the time it went bad they wanted a new phone anyway.

    Daniel FilippusDaniel FilippusΠριν 8 ημέρες
  • These guys try to write off Tesla EVs as acceleration machines only. Not so, drive one. The handling is superb. Every time I drive my model 3 performance is a joy.

    Paul HubenigPaul HubenigΠριν 9 ημέρες
  • For the end bit: this is where renting EVs come into play. If you own your personal EV, you're stuck with the latest tech from that moment and time. However, if you (and businesses, for that matter) rent their EV cars and EV fleet vehicles, the automakers will take your EV, replace its battery tech, and refurbish those batteries for other uses such as thermal management for buildings.

    Gabriel EumGabriel EumΠριν 9 ημέρες
  • lmfaoooooooooo this is awesomeee

    Zeus .EdwardsZeus .EdwardsΠριν 10 ημέρες
  • Blurred out the witcher III ?

    Mietek TrąbkaMietek TrąbkaΠριν 10 ημέρες
  • EVs r a nightmare without the charging net. Tesla ahead so far

    meenoo meenoomeenoo meenooΠριν 11 ημέρες
  • At the end, they exactly describe the business model of Israeli startup REE Automotive. Their is a skateboard power pack with interchangable corners, featuring the entire steering, drive train and suspension system in one part that can be swapped in under an hour... Then slap any body on top of that you like.

    MrGonzonatorMrGonzonatorΠριν 11 ημέρες
  • Call me a motorhead but my Golf GTI excites me more than a 2 second Tesla

    Jake SullivanJake SullivanΠριν 11 ημέρες
  • Have to say I quiet like Chris Harris onnTG, but the way he presents the information and informal chat on these videos put him on another level. Well done Chris!

    Kevin HoweKevin HoweΠριν 11 ημέρες
  • Me: let's see today I'm going to visit gran Tesla: nope. we're going to the mall

    LTAC turn1LTAC turn1Πριν 11 ημέρες
  • The biggest issue for ev cars will be charging at home most UK homes have only 100amp supply. To charge one ev will take most UK homes close to this limit with everything else in the home. So what do we do when people have 2/3 cars at one address?

    David WestDavid WestΠριν 11 ημέρες
  • Chris is LEGENDARY

    Levi SalviniLevi SalviniΠριν 11 ημέρες
  • Long live petrol engines.

    BebopBebopΠριν 12 ημέρες
  • The whole 0-60 thing has become an absolute bore. Completely meaningless.

    marwood1969marwood1969Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • 3:20 ➡️ ⤵️ B.e.S.T f'u"l'l D.a.T.i.n.G h.o.T G.i.r.L's -L-o-V-e-S-e-X---❤️😘 ..👍 !💖🖤❤️今後は気をライブ配信の再編ありがとうです!この日のライブ配信は、かならりやばかったですね!1万人を超える人が見ていたもん(笑)やっぱり人参最高!まさかのカメラ切り忘れでやら1かしたのもドキドキでした,. 💖🖤在整個人類歷史上,強者,富人和具有狡猾特質的人捕食部落,氏族,城鎮,城市和鄉村中的弱者,無`'守和貧窮成員。然而,人類的生存意願迫使那些被拒絕,被剝奪或摧毀的基本需求的人們找到了一種生活方式,並繼續將其DNA融入不斷發展的人類社會。. 說到食物,不要以為那些被拒絕的人只吃垃圾。相反,他們學會了在被忽視的肉類和蔬菜中尋找營養。他們學會了清潔,切塊,調味和慢燉慢燉的野菜和肉類,在食品市場上被忽略的部分家用蔬菜和肉類,並且學會了使用芳香的木煙(如山核桃,山核桃和豆科灌木 來調味g食物煮的時候 1619460032

    Maria LestariMaria LestariΠριν 13 ημέρες
  • Elon is creating an ecosystem with tesla, an experience. A bit like when Apple did it with iPhone. That's why they barely advertise. It's word of mouth that is selling their cars. And the fact that they are a great product.

    Andy SmithAndy SmithΠριν 13 ημέρες
  • Its just me , or Jack Rix looks like Sebastian Vettel ..

    Gilberto FranciscoGilberto FranciscoΠριν 13 ημέρες
  • TSLA worth almost 10x the entire valuation of Ford, GM and Fiat Chrysler put together. If you could buy Tesla (the company) at their current earnings, it would take about 1000 years to make a profit. And yet...

    broncokoncobroncokoncoΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • Electric car underneath and have it look like a 500E omg Chris, best idea ever

    KevinKickMusicKevinKickMusicΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • I would say all the car makers have caught up with tesla now. Mercedes will have an 800 mile ev. Tesla's have a lot of build problems and hasn't updated the cars for a decade plus

    zagan1zagan1Πριν 14 ημέρες
  • Tesla is also ahead to mount the body completely crooked, amazing!

    blondizblondizΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • Dam, no wonder I don’t watch top gear, this man’s taste is... bad

    RaikanyRaikanyΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • 500 miles 40 hours to charge.... Pathetic

    Justice WarriorJustice WarriorΠριν 14 ημέρες
    • @Ye It's not about the car you idiot It's all about the charging stations!!!

      Justice WarriorJustice WarriorΠριν 13 ημέρες
    • 40 hours? what car charges that slowly?

      YeYeΠριν 13 ημέρες
  • And after 2 years your battery is fully dead and no one is gonna buy a second hand electric car!!

    Justice WarriorJustice WarriorΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • Thank God I am 58. I have a Lotus Exige and M2 Real cars you can steer and oversteer yourself!

    nearlyretirednearlyretiredΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • Yes, I did 420 km at max without stopping because someone has to wee or I became hungry

    Giulio ToffanoGiulio ToffanoΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • Electric.... 🤢🤮🤢🤮🤢🤮

    GT SIM RACERGT SIM RACERΠριν 15 ημέρες
  • I like the idea of just ordering an E30 m3 body for my electric car chassis.. it’s just all those parts which make the body into a car which becomes the problem. Oh and money, unfortunately.

    SouthneySouthneyΠριν 15 ημέρες
  • NIO has the interchangeable batteries.🤷🏻‍♂️

    Augusto BaraleAugusto BaraleΠριν 15 ημέρες
  • Lost it at the cheeky 'ish' at the end

    Alex BloodAlex BloodΠριν 16 ημέρες
  • What a sad future we have for driving.

    Phillip NoetzelPhillip NoetzelΠριν 16 ημέρες
  • Cant even watch this as he has zero skills or understanding of modern technology,bring back the famous three!

    Bren HolBren HolΠριν 16 ημέρες

    Jonny HotrodJonny HotrodΠριν 16 ημέρες
    • 'Their' course...🥳🥳

      VW GTIVW GTIΠριν 16 ημέρες
    • They're brain is in their phone nowadays. No brain... 🤳🤳🤳

      VW GTIVW GTIΠριν 16 ημέρες
  • This is exactly why the British Empire has been in decline since the early 1900's. No imagination, just a bunch of put-downs with nothing better to offer. You think Landrover, Jag, Aston-Martin are going to pull out of their current tailspin? Ford tried, BMW tried and now India (Tata) is throwing in the towel as well. You Brexited to nowhere and no one else in the world cares. We look in on your Queen occasionally, cluck our tongues about how truly homely The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Yorkshire Pudding are, and are glad the best looking royal couple lives here with us in California, where all the Teslas are!

    Dieter ZerressenDieter ZerressenΠριν 17 ημέρες
  • You said it best. Teslas are meant to usher in the end of all cars.

    antonthewallantonthewallΠριν 17 ημέρες
  • I want to hear his thoughts on Hydrogen fuel cell cars

    zeczamzeczamΠριν 17 ημέρες
  • "ish" ....LOL

    Hemi DaveHemi DaveΠριν 17 ημέρες
  • Chris Harris has such an amazing talent for talking. He's informed, critical, witty and such a genuine nice guy. Also a true petrol head. He could talk about churning butter and I'd listen to it.

    Sven van WesterlooSven van WesterlooΠριν 17 ημέρες
  • We still remember when the redhead guys lied about the Tesla vs Taycan drag race.

    TanzanianRootsTanzanianRootsΠριν 17 ημέρες
  • D R N are selected from left side of the touch screen, is not 5he car deciding for you....🤦🏼‍♀️

    David Mas LopezDavid Mas LopezΠριν 17 ημέρες
  • The bald guy is such a hater!

    arman Ghalegolabarman GhalegolabΠριν 18 ημέρες
  • The car will decide how fast 0-60 you should thanks

    Dynamic SolutionDynamic SolutionΠριν 18 ημέρες
  • Hahahah. Double battery in 2 years?

    Nicholas ThonNicholas ThonΠριν 18 ημέρες
  • Tesla is accelerating too fast...? Before Tesla you got a hard on over fast cars but now that Tesla is killing the ICE and competition your are shitting on them...?? Double standards...

    Michael GodsvigMichael GodsvigΠριν 18 ημέρες
  • Gas a powered car days are numbered. So sad

    Toyota4LifeToyota4LifeΠριν 18 ημέρες
  • That is a business idea, he should patent that s*** right away

    Maxwell BenzMaxwell BenzΠριν 18 ημέρες
  • Dodge (Stellantis)! Did you see that Porsche all electric wagon? You want a transitional Dodge vehicle, how about an all electric all wheel drive Magnum? If Ford can transition the Mustang nameplate, then Dodge can do a better job and go hi performance electric w the Magnum

    James HaasJames HaasΠριν 18 ημέρες
  • *I NO LONGER LIKE* the sound of a V8 - I used to LOVE it - I just for rid of an old CL55* last month - but they sound like history to me now. Dirty, antisocial, polluting, oily, high maintenance, expensive to keep running, and they can be destroyed by an entry-level Tesla. *none runner, wiring loom problems, ECU problems, not run for 3 years...

    Piccalilli PitPiccalilli PitΠριν 18 ημέρες
  • The dumbest interview u can watch on GRworld 😂

    Marwan MageedMarwan MageedΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • we agree on everything!

    Conrad HenningerConrad HenningerΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • New EQS - > 700 miles

    kennyangelkennyangelΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • Bollocks. I get a kick out of the traffic light grand prix every time in my Model 3 Performance. Does not get old.

    michaelfink64michaelfink64Πριν 19 ημέρες
  • Musk only has two settings, Hype and Off.

    colin5577colin5577Πριν 19 ημέρες
  • A 500E with electric underpinnings! Bit of a waste of the V8 but you get the point. Apart from drag coefficient and range thirst there’s no better idea than having the car you like and electrifying the rest. I’d go for the Citroën DS23 as a starter ...

    M3 PhotoM3 PhotoΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • “Plaid...” of course Elon would come up with a stupid ass name like that and take away half the steering wheel 😂

    👨🏻‍💻👨🏻‍💻Πριν 20 ημέρες
    • It’s a Spaceballs reference

      Stephen SchwartzStephen SchwartzΠριν 18 ημέρες
  • who is chris harris?

    Rayn Mee VahRayn Mee VahΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • Porsche 5 door station wagon... well shit, finally an electric car I am genuinely interested.. to bad I'll never ever be able to afford something like that... so guess I've got the trusty ol' V8 wagon for some years to come.

    ImmortalInflamesImmortalInflamesΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • You both do not have your finger in the pulse of the modern car industry. Be careful as we move forward I’d hate for you to become irrelevant.

    Tesla TrekkerTesla TrekkerΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • yeah because you only by a veyron to do the acceleration once too? idiots

    Ted CameronTed CameronΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • I drove my 2020 Tesla model 3 cross country for a total of 5000 miles round trip. The average time spent super charging was 30 minutes. That was with 322 mile range. With 520 mile range there would be less stops with longer charging times. I think the sweet spot would be 400 mile range. But thats what I would be happy with.

    Dominic LicavoliDominic LicavoliΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • Any used electric car that is on sale in 2021 will depreciate much less than any ICE model going forward. Battery degradation is now minimal across the board, and software is either being upgraded over the air or at the dealership to keep the vehicle current. Residual values of leased ICE models will decline so much in the next 2-4 years that lease payments will have to triple which will accelerate the sales decline of ICE vehicles. Cathy Woods of Ark invest estimates that by 2026, 40% of new car sales will be BEV.

    Wade YorkeWade YorkeΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Valid comments on many fronts but complaining about the "value" of a car and what it's residual in a few years is absurd in my opinion. ICE vehicles literally drop 30% if not more as soon as you drive it off the lot and then peak it's depreciation a mere 4-5yrs later. So how is that any different than saying "the laptop I bought last year is now not as good as this new one"? Isn't this the business model that all legacy car makers do? They improve and add more features every single year, improve their fuel consumption and horsepower every year no?

    Bark IndustryBark IndustryΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • I prefer Mr Harris like this than on the TV show.

    Noah and Isaacs DadNoah and Isaacs DadΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • 0-60mph in 2 secs...and three hours to get home on a flatbed because it drained the battery, lol. EV’s are garbage, ALL of them.

    Travel with TonyTravel with TonyΠριν 21 ημέρα
    • @VW GTI have to what?

      Miguel lopezMiguel lopezΠριν 17 ημέρες
    • @Miguel lopez because people HAVE to...not because they WANT to...tschuss 🥳🥳

      VW GTIVW GTIΠριν 17 ημέρες
    • @VW GTI well get ready to see 10x more of his cars on the road and his face in your kids history test.

      Miguel lopezMiguel lopezΠριν 17 ημέρες
    • I hate battery-cars & super-narcist musk.. Waiting for the day both go to the moon.. 🚀🚀👋👋

      VW GTIVW GTIΠριν 17 ημέρες
    • @Travel with Tony i heard about it and thought "here we go again" the battery is insulated to slow down the spread of fire, that makes it harder to put out with water, a gas tank has 5x the chemical energy and will produce much more smoke from unburnt fuel so a gas car fire is much more damaging, its 20lbs of lithium metal vs 120lbs of gasoline i can give you several links of gas cars that crashed and cough fire with their passengers dying in the past couple days, you probably didn't hear about them because they weren't Teslas.

      Miguel lopezMiguel lopezΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • Out dated and backward thinking the BBC take on the issue of e Moto is just all wrong...

    Desmond PenroseDesmond PenroseΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Cars have become driving tablets...very very sad...🥺🥺

    VW GTIVW GTIΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Where have YOU BEEN, Chris? Toyota already has the standardized, cross-platformed chassis you speak of. Seven different models across both Toyota and Lexus use the MC chassis platform.

    NorthernChevNorthernChevΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • ATTENTION AUTO MANUFACTURERS: Stop naming your electric vehicles as, “E”- this and “i”-that. We’re WAY past this now.

    NorthernChevNorthernChevΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • C’mon guys. Please stop with the whole, interviewing the presenters approach to the show. This is so silly.

    NorthernChevNorthernChevΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Boy, I can't wait til the onslaught of plastic, disposable, garbage EV's make car ownership strictly a rich mans game & the rest of us either drive a Nissan Leaf or take the bus. Every facet of why the world becomes more backwards & more shitty in every aspect is fully explained in the self righteous, ultra privileged mind of the tesla owner.

    RothBeyondTheGraveRothBeyondTheGraveΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • Why are we considering the charging networks as a part of the automobile company? Shouldn't they part of the gas companies? Yes Tesla does this for their cars, but what is going to happen to the oil companies if everyone drives electric?

    Wow TooCoolYoWow TooCoolYoΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • 2.34 "I don't give shitty jobs"

    John MJohn MΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • Chris what did you do with your teeth? Cheap dentist?

    Baris OzturkBaris OzturkΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • It’s a personal thing but I’ve driven a Model S with insane/Ludicrous for 5 years and no, it’s not a one time thrill guys and I almost never have a passenger. I use that acceleration all the time. Love it. It’s put the fun back into driving. It’s not max speed that matters, which you can’t use, it’s speed off the line which you can use all the time. I had a Model 3 courtesy car today (Performance model) and that was awesome - just like the quickest go-kart you could ever imagine. Nimble and a blast to drive.

    SirkildalotSirkildalotΠριν 23 ημέρες
    • Good for you but sound is important to many in a performance car otherwise it’s just boring

      Audi RsAudi RsΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • not everybody will have an electric car, too expensive, production is way too poluting, where you attach the car (there can't be charging pool in any house) but mostly, the grid can't withstand that massive amount of car charging

    Ivan MagnaccioIvan MagnaccioΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • I like a lot of what he's saying, but I have to disagree on some points, especially near the end concerning resale value.

    DomenickDomenickΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • Eqs has good range as well and lucid as well

    Joker JaxxJoker JaxxΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • *My brains are going into my feet.*

    twistedyogerttwistedyogertΠριν 23 ημέρες