2013 Tesla Model S Review and News MotorAuthority

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2013 Tesla Model S Review

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Sep, 25 2013 Tesla S Unintended Acceleration Complaint With NHTSA

Aug, 06 Tesla Ups Prices On Some Model S Options

Jul, 19 Tesla Buys Test Next To Fremont Factory

18 2013 Tesla Model S, Set New EV Lap Records At Laguna Seca:

Jul, 11 2013 Tesla S Production Hits 400 Per Week, Targets

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Range safety, complexity—there are a lot of concerns for the car buyer when it comes to cars. Ultimately, those all come down to a simple of familiarity—at least with the [NASDQ: TSLA] Model S. in the know recognize the Model S for it is: the first real electric

The first real car that is, electric, at any rate. Why? the Tesla Model S can travel up to 265 on a single charge in the largest-battery

Because the Tesla Model S can from 0 to 60 mph in under five in the Model S Performance version. And build quality, styling, and levels are all on par—more or less—with gasoline or diesel-powered luxury

The Model S, too, is nominally a sedan, but in truth, it’s a hatchback. Optional rear-facing seats (two of them) can up capacity to seven in total, those in the rear jump had better be small children can tolerate a four-point safety

Three core variants of the Tesla Model S are offered, primarily in battery capacity, but in other features. The lowest-cost is the 40 kilowatt-hour (kWh) model, at 160 miles of range. It gets the 270-kilowatt (362 horsepower) motor.

So does the 230-mile-range, battery version, and the standard 85 kWh as well. The Model S Performance gets a more powerful 301 kW hp) motor paired with the 85 kWh pack.

You may have noticed there’s no discussion of transmissions so far—that’s there is none in any Tesla S, at least not in the traditional multi-gear A single-speed gear reduction delivers the electric motor’s to the rear wheels.

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While the 17-inch touchscreen interface and intuitive menus in the Model S the cockpit a glamorous feel, the car is a bit light on electronic equipment and systems compared to other luxury sedans. You won’t advanced lane-departure warning adaptive cruise control, or systems on the Tesla, though you on its petro-chemical alternatives.

Pricing is surprisingly reasonable, all considered, starting at just $57,000 for the base model and up to $88,000 for the top-tier model—before With upgrades, a Model S can approach the $100,000 mark—but all of prices are before local, and federal incentives.

With range in the 85-kWh version, a ride, dynamic performance, and looks, the 2013 Tesla S is, truly, the first real car to reach the market in our book. For details on why we think so, read the review at The Car Connection .

UPDATE Tesla Model S Acceleration Complaint Filed NHTSA

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UPDATE Tesla Ups Prices On 2013 Model S Options

Tesla Model S, Roadster Set New EV Lap At Laguna Seca: Video

UPDATE Tesla Model S Hits 400 Per Week, Exceeds

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