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TESLA Model S – P85 kWh Auto

2014 Tesla Model S: So hot on fire!

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ignited the electric-car revolution all on its own the Model S sedan. Some of its ignited their car batteries, but wouldn’t stop them buying another!

That’s the unusual way to start off a car review, but is, in many ways, an unusual car also an efficient way to sum up the California-based recent struggles). After here’s a large five-passenger about the same size as a Panamera, that can go about 400 km burning a drop of gasoline.

The S costs about the same as a too between $77,800 and $99,500, on options and, in most government subsidies and performs It can go from 0 to 100 km/h in about 4.5 and its frame is so rigid it does not any of the squeaking noises you would from a car built in very numbers (about 20,000 year).

So this, it turns out, is a worthy opponent to high end from brands such as Jaguar and Mercedes-Benz. And they it: the Model S accounted for up to 8% of luxury car in the United States since the of the year.

Ironically, taking a look at the car interior reveals several components are sourced suppliers who also do business Mercedes-Benz, since they’re On the other hand, the pop-out handles and the long panoramic prove this car was not simply from other manufacturers’ parts.

Shockingly roomy

The Model S two other exclusivities. First, by the battery pack under the and by using very compact components, the car leaves a lot of room for and their luggage. The trunk also maximizes storage which also creates headroom for the three passengers in the seat (we could probably sit if there were four belts).

In front, Tesla didn’t seem to know to do with all that extra in the console area. A thin but compartment can hold spare documents, cell phones, without offering any kind of way to them from moving all the time.

The most obvious trait of the S, however, is the enormous 17-inch screen display located in the middle of the dashboard. Along the LCD screens found in the cluster the wheel, this screen can all types of information, from data to navigation info to the system settings. It also has a browser to surf the web, and it’s always connected, its can be updated whenever Tesla like it.

400 km of silent comfort

other EVs such as the Nissan and Ford Focus Energi, the S sports a much higher up to 425 km per charge. It can go down to 300 — 350 km on weather conditions and driving at 80% of charge. Such a charge take four to five from a custom wall-charger, is highly recommended (Tesla includes a twin 240V, 40A for even shorter charge

Like the Leaf, this car is quiet on the road. You can almost the electrons speeding by to the motor. you will really feel is the enormous amount of available creating powerful acceleration pushes you hard against the

Needless to say, passing on the is a breeze with this The regenerative brakes also a lot of power and can stop the car in rather distances.

TESLA Model S – P85 kWh Auto

All that said, it’s no that the company’s instant — on the roads and on the stock — irritates its rivals, as as those who criticize the coming of age of the powertrain. Like the gas-powered the EV is obviously far from perfect.

It is, promising: Tesla plans to a seven-passenger Model X next and is still pondering the production of a more affordable sedan. If happens, expect the fire to spreading.


2014 Model S

Trim level: P85

Price as tested (before and rebates): $99,500

Options on vehicle: More powerful extended range

Configuration: read-wheel drive

Engine/transmission: 85 kW motor / fixed-gear


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