Enjoying Tesla Model S

Posted on Saturday, 22 August 2009 , 14:08:50 byEmil

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Enjoying Tesla Model S

Tesla Motors – the American maker presented a set of new breathtaking pictures, where you can see the car more real, 'in the flesh' This brand new sports EV is quite a hit, 1,000 orders on a few months right after the release and a bit over 2 years exactly before the production.

Tesla CEO - Elon Musk said 'Frankly the number of cars reserved in the first week has exceeded our optimistic internal projections. Enthusiasm surrounding the Model S is proof that there’s pent-up demand for more affordable, fuel-efficient vehicles, including those made in America'.

Model S runs with a choice of 3 battery wraps, extending the range to 160 (257 km), 300 (482 km) or 230 (370) miles / charge. Its batteries are recharging in 45 minutes using a household outlet 480V.

Model S runs from 0 to sixty mph in under 6 seconds, having the sport variants are capable of hitting the same speed in less than 5 seconds. Speed is limited electronically at 130 mph (209 km/hour).

Tesla Model S has an anticipated price of 57,400 Dollars. It's an EV, so the S unit will take advantage of the federal tax credit, 7,500 Dollars; the effective car cost starts 49,900 Dollars. Musk said 'Because of tax incentives and relatively inexpensive maintenance and refueling, the lifetime ownership cost will be closer to cars with far lower sticker prices' .