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Tesla Motors

Production 2012-present
Assembly Fremont, California, United States(Tesla Factory)

Full-size sports sedan

Body style
4-door fastback

Rear-engine, rear-wheel drive

Electric motor
Three-phase AC induction motor
85 kW•h (Performance)
416 hp (310 kW), 443 ft•lb (600 N•m)
85 kW•h (Standard)
362 hp (270 kW), 325 ft•lb (440 N•m)[1]

Single-speed fixed gear (9.73:1)
85, 60, or 40 kW•h lithium ion battery[1]

Electric Range
85 kW•h
265 mi (426 km) (EPA)
300 mi (480 km) (Tesla Motors)
60 kW•h
230 mi (370 km) (Tesla Motors)
40 kW•h
160 mi (260 km) (Tesla Motors)

116.5 in (2,959 mm)
Length 195.9 in (4,976 mm)
Width 77.3 in (1,963 mm)
Height 56.5 in (1,435 mm)
Curb weight
4,647.3 lb (2,108.0 kg)[2]

Franz von Holzhausen

Plug In Anywhere Model S comes standard with everything you need to plug into the most common 240 volt outlet, standard 120 volt outlets and public stations. With a High Power Wall Connector and Twin Chargers, Model S can be recharged at the rate of 62 miles range per hour. A fifty-percent charge in thirty minutes can be achieved with a Tesla Supercharger.

The Dashboard You Should Expect. The touchscreen, digital instrument cluster, and steering wheel controls seamlessly integrate media, navigation, communications, cabin controls and vehicle data. From the moment you open the door, the high-resolution


The Model S body is a state-of-the-art, aluminum-intensive design. Weight-saving benefits make aluminum a natural choice. Extrusions, stampings, and castings are expertly joined for rigidity and strength. A rigid and strong structure not only protects you and your passengers, but also contributes to overall control behind the wheel.

reference: Want A 2013 Tesla Model S Signature Edition? Too Late, They're All Gone,
Paul Stenquist (2012-06-25). "Tesla Model S Offers a Lesson in Electric-Vehicle Economics"
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