Tesla Model S, price and performance

ThereTesla Model Sdebunks all the myths about electric cars. In the collective imagination it is worth buying an electric car only if you are looking for onecity ​​carand only if the motorist in question is not a lover of high speeds .... The performance of theModel Sprove that there is nothing more false!

ThereTesla Model Sis the 5-door electric car presented for the first time on the occasion of the2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Its debut in Italy was a success and with the new version of 2015 the technology debutedDual Drive, with two independent electric motors and four-wheel drive. Let's see all the details!


Tesla Model S - Prices

The cost of theModel Sit is not for everyone, especially when it comes to the top of the range! In the list below, the price of theModel Sin all its versions:

  • Model S with 70 kWh battery - engine power: 320 horsepower. Price: 70.150 €.
  • Model S with 85 kWh battery - engine power: 378 horsepower. Price: 80.900 €.
  • Model S with 85 kWh battery, 4WD Dual Motor engine. Power: 378 horsepower. Price: 88.340 €.
  • Model S with 85 kWh battery, Performance Dual Motor 4WD. Power: 700 horsepower. Price: 108.640 €. (Model S P85D)

With the increase in the price there is a proportional increase inperformanceand not only in terms of autonomy / battery. The maximum speed increases and acceleration times decrease, going from 190 km / h at the entry level to the 250 km / h (limited) of the top-of-the-range model. It is difficult to imagine a sedan almost 5 meters long (497 cm) being able to go from 0 to 100 in 3 seconds, yet this is what theTesla Model S.


The price of theModel STesla does not take long to climb: with the optionLudicrous Speed(which further reduces the acceleration time) the price rises by 10,800 euros. You need to add 1,100 euros if you want the carbon fiber spoiler, 2700 euros for the autopilot with the phenomenalcruise control adapted to traffic, 2,700 euros for the intelligent air suspension and 1,600 euros for the all-glass panoramic roof.

Tesla Model S - Autonomy

L'autonomyit reaches 502 km with 85 kWh batteries while with the 70 kW version it drops to 420 km. It makes history apart fromTesla Model S P85 Dwhere high performance brings autonomy to 491 km. If theautonomyif this is not enough, the user can choose, adding to the initial cost a supplement of 3,200 euros, therange upgradewhich increases autonomy by 6% thanks to the 90 kWh battery pack.

Included in the cost we have a basic equipment slap but that becomes

  • Navigator and maps
  • Parking sensors
  • Keyless access
  • Electrically foldable heated rear view mirrors
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Homelink activated by GPS
  • Connectivity for smartphones
  • 8-year battery and motor warranty with unlimited mileage
  • Supercharger enabled
  • Lane change detection
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • DAB + Radio

Among other goodies, it is possible to transform the 5-seater sedanTesla Model Sin a 7-seater car by adding 2 rear-facing seats for transporting children. This option can be bought for 3,200 euros.

Tesla Model S - Video and Test Drive

In video above you can see theTesla Model S P85Dwith technologyInsane Modeburn a noble BMW i8 over time! In Tesla Model S P85D test drive the user selectionthe Insane Modeand can whiz from 0 to 100 km / h in just 3.2 seconds.


The test drive of theModel S 85Dwithout any upgrade ... At the time of purchase, you can choose an optional (Ludicrous Speed ​​Upgrade) which further lowers acceleration times!

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