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Tesla Model S will take on famed Nürburgring racetrack, Elon Musk says
 
 
Earlier this week, Porsche released its first all-electric sports car, the Taycan, at an event that was simulcasted from three different locations around the world: Canada, Germany, and China. Leading up the announcement, the German automaker boasted that a prototype version of the Taycan "conquered” the legendary Nürburgring-Nordschleife racetrack in Germany with a record time of 7 minutes and 42 seconds.

While not really relevant to your average car buyer, beating the so-called "Green Hell” racetrack is nevertheless an important feather in Porsche’s cap as it seeks to market its new model as the fastest and most high-tech EV in its class.

NO DOUBT THIS TIMING IS COMPLETELY COINCIDENTAL
In what I assume is completely unrelated news, Elon Musk tweeted on Thursday that Tesla will be taking a Model S to the famed Nürburgring next week. There’s no doubt that this timing is completely coincidental and has nothing to do with the release of another so-called "Tesla killer” that critics claim will put Musk’s company out of business.