2013 Tesla Model S  -  $70,890


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $70,890
Base Invoice: $0
Destination Charge: $990
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr Sdn
Doors: 4
Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: | Hwy:
Body Style: 4dr Sdn
Transmission: Single-speed fixed gear transmission
Engine: 

Pros

All electric drivetrain luxurious interior with plenty of space, great performance, good looks


Model Highlights

The Tesla Model S comes with one of three basic powertrain choices, two of which are available in the standard Model S and the third of which is only available on the Model S Performance. The standard Model S comes with 60kwh and 85kwh battery options, the 60kwh version is powered by a 302 hp electric motor and has an EPA certified range of 208 miles. The 85kwh Model S ups the range to 265 miles, while simultaneously increasing horsepower to 362. The Model S Performance also utilizes 85kwh batteries for a 265 mile range, but the electric motor has been boosted to 416 hp.

All three versions will go from 0-60 in under six seconds, but the Performance model is the quickest with a 0-60 time of just 4.2 seconds, comparable to many top-end sports cars. The Model S also handles much better than its size would suggest thanks to an extremely low center of gravity, made possible by the low, flat battery pack stored under the floor.

The interior of the Model S is as groundbreaking and unconventional as the rest of the car. Where traditional cars have a vast array of buttons on the dashboard between the two front seats, the Model S simply has a huge 17-inch touch screen. All of the media, communication, infotainment and in cabin controls function through this screen, resulting in an amazingly uncluttered interior.

The standard feature list is extensive on the Model S, and includes 19-inch wheels, a 200 watt stereo system and the 17-inch touch screen in the dashboard. The options list also quite lengthy. A variety of charging options are available, including a twin charging system to help reduce charging times, as well as access to Tesla's "Supercharger" network, the infrastructure Tesla is currently being building all around the United States. Tesla claims that a Supercharger station can give the Model S a fifty percent charge in just half an hour.

Other interesting options include a glass panoramic sunroof, two rear facing jump seats, a 580-watt stereo and 21-inch wheels. An optional tech package consists of xenon lights, memory seats, a power rear lift gate, keyless entry, a high definition back up camera, GPS navigation and electrochromic side mirrors.

Tesla has also done their best to make sure that the Model S is an extremely safe vehicle. The batteries are spread out beneath the floor of the car, actually helping to improve chassis stiffness while simultaneously lowering the center of gravity. Tesla were also able to design a front crumple zone unhindered by the need to fit an engine in the front of the car, further improving safety. Of course standard safety features such as anti-lock brakes and traction control are standard, as are eight airbags.


Model News

The Tesla Model S is an all new model for 2013. It follows the Roadster as the second car built by all-electric-vehicle manufacturer, Tesla. While the roadster was strictly a two seat toy, the Model S is a "do everything" sports sedan, with great range and performance car-like acceleration. In many ways the Tesla Roadster was a proof of concept where the Model S is the finished concept. Tesla is showing the world the full potential of the electric car.


Value Writeup

The problem with electric vehicles has always been range. Tesla has dealt with this by employing bigger and better batteries in the Model S than have previously been seen in electric vehicles. Even with the smallest batteries in its most basic trim, Tesla still claims a 200+ mile range for the Model S, easily besting the range of any of its potential competitors. Beyond the drivetrain though, the Model S is a competent luxury car. There is lots of room both inside the passenger cabin and in the trunk, making the Model S both spacious and practical. The car can even be fitted with a pair of rear facing jump seats pushing the seating total up to seven. Model S ownership starts at around $62,000, making it comparable to many European large luxury sedans, and while the Model S matches most of these sedans in terms of luxury and performance, it offers other benefits they can't hope to match.


Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

Cruising Range - City
0.00 mi

Cruising Range - Hwy
0.00 mi

Engine Type
Electric

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
362 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325

Trans Type
1

First Gear Ratio (:1)
9.73

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
88 (2012)

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
90 (2012)

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
89 (2012)

Battery Range
160 mi

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
94.0 ft³

Front Head Room
38.8 in

Front Leg Room
42.7 in

Front Shoulder Room
57.7 in

Front Hip Room
55.0 in

Second Head Room
35.3 in

Second Leg Room
35.4 in

Second Shoulder Room
55.0 in

Second Hip Room
54.7 in

Wheelbase
116.5 in

Length, Overall
196.0 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
77.3 in

Height, Overall
56.5 in

Track Width, Front
65.4 in

Track Width, Rear
66.9 in

Min Ground Clearance
6.0 in

Base Curb Weight
4647 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs

Front Tire Size
245/45R19

Rear Tire Size
245/45R19

Front Wheel Size
19 x -TBD- in

Rear Wheel Size
19 x -TBD- in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Electric Rack-&-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.0 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.0 x 1.3 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.4 x 1.1 in

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
4

Drivetrain Miles/km
50,000

Hybrid/Electric Components Years
8

Hybrid/Electric Components Miles/km
100,000

Roadside Assistance Years
4

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
50,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
13V249000

Mfg's Report Date
JUN 14, 2013

Component
SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected
1,228

Summary
Tesla Motors, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain model year 2013 Model S electric vehicles manufactured May 10, 2013, through June 8, 2013. An improper method for aligning the left hand seat back striker to the bracket may have weakened the weld between the bracket and the frame of the vehicle.

Consequence
In the event of a crash, the left hand seat back may not stay mounted, increasing the risk of injury to passengers.

Tesla will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left hand second row strikers. Tesla will add additional mounting hardware to ensure a proper joint between the bracket and the frame, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Tesla at 1-650-681-5000.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov.

3-phase 4-pole AC induction motor w/copper rotor

Drive inverter w/variable frequency drive

10kW on-board charger w/universal mobile connector -inc: 110V/240V/J1772 adapters

Single-speed fixed gear transmission

Rear-wheel drive

Microprocessor-controlled 40 kWh lithium-ion battery

Double-wishbone virtual axis coil spring front suspension

Independent multi-link coil-spring rear suspension

Front/rear anti-roll bars

Speed-sensitive rack-&-pinion electronic pwr steering

Regenerative 4-wheel ventilated ceramic disc brakes -inc: electronic parking brake

19" silver alloy wheels

245/45R19 Goodyear Eagle tires

Aluminum roof

Body-colored front bumper

Body-colored rear bumper w/chrome rub strip

Chrome bodyside insert

Chrome side window trim

Chrome door handles

Body-colored manual-folding heated pwr side mirrors

Auto projector-beam HID headlamps -inc: LED daytime running lights

Perimeter/approach lights

LED brakelights

Backlit side-mounted turn signals

Black grille w/chrome surround

Lip spoiler

LED rear taillights

Rain-sensing adjustable speed wipers

Black, Fabric seat trim

Piano black decor accents

AM/FM/MP3 200-watt stereo -inc: HD radio, 17-inch touchscreen, dual USB ports, WiFi-enabled, 500-song flash storage, (7) speakers, clock, aux audio jack, voice activation, wireless streaming, Bluetooth

Full floor console w/covered storage

Full carpet floor covering w/carpeted floor mats

Instrumentation -inc: traction battery level, trip computer, outside temp gauge, systems monitor, compass

8-way pwr-adjustable front seats

Cloth/leatherette front bucket seats

60/40 split fold-down rear seats

3-spoke pwr-adjustable tilt/telescoping steering wheel

Remote keyless entry w/remote start

Cruise control

Auto pwr door locks

Pwr windows w/one-touch up/down -inc: pinch protection

Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors

Front & rear LED maplights

12V pwr outlet

Center armrest w/(2) cupholders

Rear window defroster

Three-zone auto climate control -inc: micro filter

Anti-theft system w/immobilizer

Fully trimmed cargo area w/keyless open -inc: concealed storage, cargo net

4-wheel anti-lock brakes

Electronic stability control

Traction control

Tire pressure monitor

Rollover & crash sensor disconnects high-voltage circuits

Backup camera

Dual-stage driver/front-passenger airbags

Dual-stage driver/front passenger seat-mounted side airbags

First/second-row head curtain airbags

Front knee & pelvis airbags

Front-seat airbag occupant sensors

Three-point second-row seat belts

(3) second-row LATCH child seat anchors

Rear door child safety locks

Inside trunk safety release

 
BLACK
$0

 
WHITE
$0

 
SILVER METALLIC
$750

 
BLUE METALLIC
$750

 
GREEN METALLIC
$750

 
GRAY METALLIC
$750

 
BROWN METALLIC
$750

 
WHITE PEARL
$1,500

 
RED PEARL
$1,500

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
BLACK, FABRIC SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BLACK, NAPA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$1,500

 
TAN, NAPA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$1,500

 
GRAY, NAPA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$1,500

 
TECH PKG
$3,500

 
SUBZERO WINTER PKG
$750

 
ACCESS TO TESLA SUPERCHARGER NETWORK
$2,000

 
20 KW ON-BOARD CHARGERS
$1,500

 
HIGH PWR WALL CONNECTOR
$2,700

 
60 KWH BATTERY
$10,000

 
85 KWH BATTERY
$10,000

 
AIR SUSPENSION
$2,250

 
21" TURBINE SILVER ALLOY WHEELS
$4,500

 
19" AERO ALLOY WHEELS
$2,500

 
19" CYCLONE ALLOY WHEELS
$2,500

 
P245/45R19 MICHELIN PRIMACY MXM-4 ALL-SEASON TIRES
$1,000

 
PAINT ARMOR
$950

 
BLACK ROOF
$0

 
PANORAMIC SUNROOF
$2,500

 
SPOILER DELETE
$0

 
LED FOG LIGHTS
$500

 
OBECHE WOOD MATTE DECOR ACCENTS
$650

 
OBECHE WOOD GLOSS DECOR ACCENTS
$650

 
LACEWOOD DECOR ACCENTS
$650

 
CARBON FIBER DECOR ACCENTS
$800

 
EXTENDED NAPA LEATHER TRIM
$2,500

 
SOUND STUDIO PKG
$2,500

 
PERFORMANCE NAPA LEATHER/ALCANTARA HEATED 12-WAY PWR SEATS
$2,500

 
DUAL REAR-FACING CHILD SEATS
$2,500

 
MATCHING YACHT FLOOR
$650

 
ALCANTARA HEADLINER
$1,500

 
PREMIUM INTERIOR LIGHTING
$1,000

 
PARCEL SHELF
$250

 
PARKING SENSORS
$500

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