Inarguably one of the most talked-about, groundbreaking vehicles of the year, the Tesla Model S has received many awards
and accolades during its first year on the market, including Motor Trend 2013 Car of the Year©, Automobile Magazine 2013 Automobile of the Year, the 2013 Yahoo! Autos Car of the Year, TIME’s Best Invention of the Year 2012 and Consumer Reports highest score ever given to a car.
The Model S is the world’s first premium electric sedan, engineered to elevate the public’s expectations of what a premium sedan can be. With the most energy-dense battery pack in the industry and best-in-class aerodynamics, Model S has a range of 265-miles—the longest range of any production electric vehicle in the world. Tesla’s electric motor produces an impressive 443 pound-feet of instant torque, propelling Model S Performance from 0 to 60 in as little as 4.2 seconds. At the heart of Model S is the proven Tesla powertrain, delivering both unprecedented range and a thrilling drive experience. With a rigid body structure, nearly 50/50 weight distribution and a remarkably low center of gravity, Model S offers the responsiveness and agility expected from the world’s best sports cars while providing the ride quality of a luxury performance sedan. //LD