Delivery for Tesla Inc.’s Model S Plaid will be pushed back a week to June 10, CEO Elon Musk said in a tweet.
The car “needs one more week of tweak,” Musk said in explaining the delay.
The Model S Plaid, the automaker’s quickest electric vehicle to date, was scheduled to be unveiled at a June 4 delivery event for customers at its factory in Fremont, California.
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Musk, who also leads Space Exploration Technologies Corp., said the car “feels like a spaceship” and that “words cannot describe the limbic resonance.” In his original tweet announcing the event, he said the Model S Plaid was the fastest production car ever, capable of going from zero to 60 miles per hour in under 2 seconds.