Tesla unveils its Model X plugin SUV with ‘falcon wings’ Feb 9 2012

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Tesla unveils its Model X SUV ‘falcon wings’

LOS ANGELES — Tesla Motors on unveiled a new SUV that the automaker to put into production by 2014.

The eye-catching feature, however is the wing back door The doors open upwards and in the middle so they’ll be able to when parked in a tight

The doors also allow an to easily access the rear while standing up, making it to strap small children booster seats, the company Tesla claims it is the largest opening of any passenger vehicle.

The Model X is expected to be priced at $60,000 to $100,000, about the as the Model S.

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Tesla ( TSLA ) chief Elon Musk said he want the automaker to be seen as a one pony, so even though model is yet in production, he thought it was to show off the Model X now.

The demonstration vehicle Tesla reporters at the carmaker’s Torrance, headquarters had a few features that not make it into production, cameras that act as side mirrors. Doing away side view mirrors improve the SUV’s aerodynamics and increase driving range, Musk. Safety regulations stand in the way, though.

The X will be available in both and four-wheel-drive versions. The four-wheel-drive which will use two independent motors, will have a acceleration time in the 4.4 seconds, said.

It actually has more performance a Porsche 911 Carrera, Musk .

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a brief test ride Tesla’s facilities, the Model X quick and took corners little body roll, to the placement of the heavy battery in the car’s floor.

With no engine under the the Model X has large storage in the front and the rear of the vehicle.

The model Tesla has sold so far has the two seat Roadster. a plug-in sports car priced at about Tesla sold only a few of those cars worldwide.

The sales of the Model S sedan are to begin around the middle of With a starting price of $58,000, the base model have a driving range of 160 Tesla said, but buyers be able to pay more for versions larger battery packs and driving ranges.

The Model X SUV will follow a pricing structure.

Besides two vehicles, Tesla also has an with Toyota ( TM ) to produce the — essentially the battery and electric motors — for the Rav4 EV.

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