To put things in perspective, this time was achieved by simply installing a software update, which is remarkable. It was also done in a completely stock Model S in its first run. Whereas the Faraday Future hasn’t even started production yet and probably won’t go on sale until at least 2018, Tesla has already managed to beat the record time in a car that’s on sale today. It’s clear, then, that the setbacks Faraday Future is facing with its production plant in Las Vegas are costing them dearly. The competition is literally speeding past them.