Tesla Model S The Safest Car in the World ? Latest Auto Update

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TESLA Model S – 60 kWh Auto

Tesla Model S. The Safest Car in the World ?

Released in the United States successfully. whether from journalists or the public, the electric sedan Tesla Motors is also feeling the crash tests of the NHTSA organization collecting the best score .


Only model the brand catalog. the Model S is an electric electric sedan about 5 meters. the manufacturer Tesla Motors known for its electric Roadster sports and CEO Elon Musk ( Paypal known for projects. Space X. Hyperloop. etc. ) .

Packed with features. so that some magazines and websites have promoted car of the year. the Model S has also captivated audiences and is outselling rival Audi A8 or Mercedes S-Class

Besides the commercial success. the sedan has recently been subjected to crash tests from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ( NHTSA ) sort of American EuroNCAP and simply the best result in all categories and in all areas .

Tesla details the various tests performed. starting with the frontal impact. wherein the Model S takes advantage of the absence of heavy and bulky thermal block and team thus a greater deformation zone gasoline car or diesel .

During the side impact. the American manufacturer is proud to surpass the benchmark for safety, Volvo S60, leaving only 8% of living space to the driver after the shock, against 63.5% for the U.S. that have high strength aluminum panels. About rear impact. Tesla welcomes and fully safe trappings of a second bumper when the third row seat is installed.

TESLA Model S – 60 kWh Auto

Another fact that Tesla is proud. NHTSA would have struggled to achieve the test of the barrel. the center of gravity of the Model S is extremely low because of the batteries in the floor. The manufacturer adds that during the validation of the strength of the roof. it was fatal for the machine.

After applying a force of 4g, the machine would have been defeated and it was therefore impossible to determine the maximum strength of the roof.

Finally, Tesla concludes the total absence of fire of his batteries. either during the test NHTSA s tests internally or on any car Tesla Roadster and Model S produced .

Availability in France

As a reminder. the Tesla Model S has recently become available in France. from 64,760 euros with autonomy of 370 km ( 60 kWh batteries ). 75,150 euros with 500 km range ( batteries of 85 kWh ) and 89,400 euros with the 416 engine hp ( against respectively 302 and 362 hp ). All rates include deducting the bonus of 7 ,000 euros.

TESLA Model S – 60 kWh Auto
TESLA Model S – 60 kWh Auto

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