2013 Tesla Model S Reviews Specs (Specifications) Pictures Prices

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Tesla Model S

2014 Tesla Model S

most of the somewhat dowdily-styled EVs on the today, the Model S sports a but conventional look with a roofline similar to that of the XF. Short front and rear not only give the Model S a sporting look, but also for the maximum interior volume. 19 or 21-inch wheels sit at all four giving the Model S a truly appearance.

Step inside the S for the fist time, and you might a few minutes searching for a non-existent button — the sedan turns automatically on as soon as the sits down. The dashboard is by a 17-inch touchscreen display the largest on the market — apes the look and feel of an It controls everything from the system to the HVAC system to the while also offering search capability (the car equipped with 3G wireless

The highly customizable system can two functions at once (nav and browsing, for example) and features clever touches — to the optional panoramic sunroof, for simply summon an overhead of the car and drag the roof as far open as

In other respects, such as the dash, soft-touch material and furnishings (the gear is even sourced from the S-Class), the Model S cabin is one would expect from a sedan. In keeping with the S green theme, Tesla chrome-free vegetable tanned leather on the interior, and 100 percent PET carpeting from Futuris.

to its practical hatchback configuration, the S offers a surprising amount of space: a crossover-like 26.3 feet is available behind the seats, while a full cubes can be unlocked by folding the seats down. Additionally, s a small frunk (front — the electric powertrain up less underhood space a conventional engine — serves up an extra 5.3 cubic for small items.

Should people-carrying be a priority, the S offers buyers the option of a of rear-facing jump seats to the units found in stations of a bygone era) to bring capacity up seven.


Where the Model S really is in its performance. Two different battery are available, including 60- and 85-kWh Both mate to the same liquid-cooled electric motor, its output varies by model.

The 60-kWh model produces 302 and 317 lb-ft of torque, while the variant makes 362 horsepower and 325 of torque. The high-end Performance Model S tops out at 416 horsepower and of torque.

The 85-kWh sedans are for a 265-mile driving range, and can from zero-to-60 mph in 5.4 seconds in trim or 4.2 seconds in Performance The 60-kWh model is rated for a range and can accelerate to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds.

As for the 85-kWh Model S is rated at 88 (miles per gallon equivalent) in the and 90 MPGe on the highway, with the battery pack is good for MPGe.

Using a 240 volt outlet, recharging the battery takes 7 hours for the 60 kWh model and 9 hours for 85 kWh An optional High Power Charging system halves of those times.

Notably, is building a nationwide network of fast charging stations can replenish 200 miles of range in the model in roughly an hour, enabling worry-free long-distance For now, the stations are largely along the east and west Texas and key Midwest regions, but hopes to add new units throughout the over the next decade.

The for a Supercharger fill-up? Absolutely

Standard and Optional Features

The Model S is available in base and trim levels.

All trims are as standard with a 17-inch infotainment display, automatic control, heated and power-adjustable seats, a seven-speaker AM/FM/CD system with HD radio and two USB Bluetooth smartphone connectivity audio streaming, a rearview WiFi connectivity and 19-inch

The 60-kWh Model S can fitted the Supercharger Enabled package lets the car tap into Tesla’s fast charging network.

will want to step up to the S Performance, which adds the 85 kWh as well as a high performance inverter, carbon fiber accents and the Supercharger Enabled

Numerous options can be specified for luxury and convenience.

Tesla Model S

The High Home Charging Package twin onboard charges, halving charging time.

exclusively for the 85-kWh model, the Plus Package brings a range of dynamics-enhancing extras upgraded dampers, bushings and bars. Also fitted are wheels with Michelin Sport PS2 tires, including 20mm-wider rear units. Not do the changes tighten up the Model S they improve ride and boost range by 6 to 12 miles as Tesla claims.

The Tech Package nets functionality, LED dayime running LED cornering lights, a proximity a power liftgate, memory mirrors and driver profile, door handles, power heated and electrochromatic mirrors, and GPS Homelink universal garage opener.

As its name suggests, the Air Suspension Package includes an air suspension that provides an blend of handling agility and comfort.

The Subzero Weather adds heated rear wiper blade defrosters and nozzle heaters.

Stand-alone include a glass panoramic front and rear parking LED fog lights, a 12-speaker premium system, ambient LED interior rear facing 3rd-row a rear parcel shelf and an headliner.

Occupant Safety

All S sedans come standard dual front, front and full-length side curtain in addition to traction and stability systems.

Key competitors

As an all-electric luxury with ample range and that rivals or surpass models, the Model S has no true

Other EVs, such as the Focus Electric and Nissan are in a different league due their price, smaller size, modest range and lack of content.

Comparable gas models the BMW 5-Series, Audi A6 and Mercedes-Benz .

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