The most recent version of the California automaker's longest-running electric car (EV) is the 2023 Model S.

But the Model S has changed over time, embracing and rejecting different trim levels 

What is the price of a fully equipped 2023 Tesla Model S, with the very quick Plaid all-wheel drive (AWD)?  

Although the price gap between trims seems to be significant at $30,000, 

 the Plaid's tri-motor platform produces 1,020 horsepower and 1,050 lb-ft of torque.

The Plaid is among the strongest and quickest electric vehicles available today as a consequence. 

Even still, the cost doesn't deter owners from purchasing and using their EVs for extended periods

Based on iSeeCars' statistics about average yearly mileage, the Model S ranks fourth among all electric 

9,340 miles were driven annually by drivers, which is 281 miles more than the US EV average. 

Fully loading a 2023 Tesla Model S Plaid will push the starting price well above MSRP

For instance, adding Full Self-Driving capability (FSD), 21-inch Arachnid wheels,

Ultra Red paintwork could add as much as $22,500. After range-topping upgrades