It’s difficult to not be excited about Tesla Motors, even though the American-based automaker only releases electric vehicles that can cost almost as much as some homes in certain parts of the country. We’ve been watching developments of the manufacturer’s latest car, the Model S, for some time now, noting details about the luxury product earlier this year, and highlighting images from the production facility.
We recently reported that the company has opened up a new public stock offering, and built a new retail location in Colorado to expand sales of the Model S. Following up on those news items, Tesla Motoros recently released a gallery of images for the Model S. Check them out below and make sure to wipe the drool off your keyboard when done.
Features and pricing of the Tesla Model S, to date, include that the US base model, equipped with the 160-mile battery, will be priced at $49,900 and that’s AFTER a $7,500 federal tax credit. 230 and 300-mile versions, made possible via different battery offerings, are expected to be priced at $59,900 and $69,900 respectively, though final pricing details won’t be released until later this summer.
As for performance, the vehicle is said to be able to accelerate from 0-60 in 5.9 seconds, with a top speed of 120 MPH. The three different battery sizes are said to be chargeable in as little as 45 minutes. It offers seating for five adults and two children plus bonus cargo space under the hood.
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