TESLA MODEL S SIGNATURE PERFORMANCE - HIGH SPEED PERFORMANCE !!!
THIS IS the edited version of my TESLA MODEL S video review.
The car was fully charged and speed limited to 80MPH. Hopefully, you'll be able to set a speed limit so you don't find yourself busted by the PO PO.
The base model offers around 150 miles of range on a 10 hour charge while the performance models will offer 300 miles.
Right now it offers heated seats, but, cooled/heated seats aren't an option yet. A $1500 panoramic roof is an option.
I'd like to see a $40,000 model with a 100 mile range and supercharging access.
The Tesla is [B]very heavy[/B] but due to the early torque, it accelerates [B]faster[/B] than even a supercharged SRT8. That's how it killed the BMW M5.
The platform is [B]stiff[/B]. You feel almost no body roll at all and it is extremely planted.
The steering is light and will adopt to the casual driver very well.
Very, very spacious. You can have jump seats put in the rear with the kids facing out the back window for a total of 7 passengers. There are essentially 2 trunks in this car because there is no engine or battery compartment on the cabin level. It's all in the platform - BRILLIANT!
The car has a bit of wind noise/ road noise. The electric motor is near silent, so you notice the noise from outside more than usual.
I'd have liked to see some type of next generation shifter to make the car feel more like a "spaceship". A shifter like the mono-static shifters in the new BMW would be cool. They got this shifter from the Mercedes Benz parts bin (as well as the steering wheel).
I personally don't know if I could see myself buying the new SRT8 when the Tesla exists. I'm not sure what it's long term maintenance is, but what I do know is with an SRt8 you are spending around $4.30 for a gallon of Premium and only getting 14 mpg or less in the City.
The interior is roughly the same grade as a Chrysler/Ford/ GM product. Adding a massive touchscreen doesn't cause you to overlook that.
With the tax credit, this car will cost you less than the SRT8, Lincoln MKS, Mercedes E-class, BMW 5/M5, Cadillac XTS and Genesis R-spec.
The Tesla OUTPERFORMS THEM ALL.
The feature adjustment is over $4,000 when comparing the Model S to an Audi because many features commonly offered on luxury cars aren't available on the Tesla. On the performance front, you cannot get all-wheel-drive, at least not yet. This plus the lack of a geared transmission account for half of the difference. But this still leaves a couple grand. Features offered on the Audi but not the Tesla include cooled front seats, automatic climate control for the rear seats, adaptive cruise control, and a slew of safety nannies. Though you can get a rearview camera on the Tesla, you can't get obstacle detection. The feature some people will miss most: illumination for the visor mirrors.
Other missing features would benefit efficiency. Unlike in a Prius, Tesla drivers must do without detailed driving style feedback or a way to vary the sensitivity of the accelerator. (A highly responsive accelerator can make a car seem quicker, while a highly unresponsive one makes it easier to maximize efficiency.) Perhaps future software updates will provide one or both features.
2013 Tesla model S Charging and driving
2013 Tesla model S.
85 kWh BATTERY
•265 miles range (EPA)
•0-60 mph in 5.4 seconds
•8 year, unlimited mile battery warranty
•19" tire upgrade included
Model S is a rear wheel drive electric vehicle. The liquid-cooled
powertrain includes the battery, motor, drive inverter, and gear box. 85
kWh microprocessor controlled, lithium-ion battery Three phase, four pole
AC induction motor with copper rotor
Drive inverter with variable frequency drive and regenerative braking
Single speed fixed gear with 9.73:1 reduction ratio
10 kW capable on-board charger with the following input compatibility:
85-265 V, 45-65 Hz, 1-40 A (Optional 20 kW capable Twin Chargers increases
input compatibility to 80 A)
Peak charger efficiency of 92%
10 kW capable Universal Mobile Connector with 110 V, 240 V, and J1772
4 year or 50,000 mile, whichever comes first, new vehicle limited warranty
60 kWh battery has an 8 year or 125,000 mile, whichever comes first,
85 kWh battery has an 8 year, unlimited mile warranty
650 HP E63 Bi Turbo AMG vs. Tesla Model S P85 - Drag Race Video - Road Test TV
http://www.RoadTestTV.com An 85 kw Tesla Model S takes on a Tuned E63 in a
1/4 mile drag race. This is the same Tesla that recently beat a Dodge Viper
and an E63 in a drag race as well as set the record for quickest stock
production electric car in the 1/4 mile. For information regarding the
next Street Car Drags event, go to http://www.StreetCarDrags.com
Stock E63 12.08 @ 116 mph run http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqCzthEynmM
2012 Tesla Model S - Jay Leno's Garage
2012 Tesla Model S. It carries five adults and two kids and has a 300 mile
range! Chief Designer Franz von Holzhausen gives Jay an up-close deep dive
on the Tesla S.
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2014 Tesla Model S vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz S550! - Head 2 Head Ep. 54
On this episode of Head 2 Head, the newest luxury heavyweight takes on the
reigning champ. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has ruled the luxury roost since
it created the segment decades ago. However, Elon Musk's revolutionary
Tesla Model S has single handedly disrupted the established luxury paradigm
and has recently outsold the mighty S-Class. What's most amazing is that
the Model S doesn't use a drop of gas. The S-Class does, but it rewrites
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Tesla Model S VS Bmw M5 2013
I made this video, of 2 great cars, by editing other clips on YT.
The winner for me is the Model S, for reasons beyond the ones you guys can
see (it's a green car, doesn't need 100€ to fill up, etc...)
I think the M5 is better on track, 3 sec or more, at least. But a company
founded in 1917 (BMW) should have an huge advantage, when compared to one
founded in 2003 (Tesla)
Only made this video thxs to:
2013 Tesla Model S -- Specs, Interior, and Test Drive the Tesla Model S
A day in the life of the second Tesla - The Model S. An unbelievable
fully electric vehicle that towers over the Fisker Karma. This video
contains full specs and review of the vehicle.
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2013 Tesla Model S P85 vs Audi S8 Mile High 0-60 Mashup Review
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2013 Tesla Model S is a game changer in the
world of cars. Not only is it completely electric but it can go up to 300
Miles on a complete charge. The 2013 Tesla Model is also luxurious,
elegant, stylish and expensive. The 2013 Audi S8 is all of those things and
more. It is more luxurious, more powerful and perhaps even faster. We decided to find out in another
fun and informative mile high 0-60 MPH Mashup review. The Audi has more HP
and torque but at a mile above sea level the equation tends to level out as
the Tesla Model S is not effected by the lower air density. So which one is
faster to 60 MPH. Watch the video
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Tesla Model S Delivery
Probably a bit boring but I captured the process of the car arriving and
unloading from the truck. Note that this is unusual because Tesla doesn't
have a license to sell in the state of Massachusetts yet so it has to be
purchased direct from California and shipped via third-party. It won't be
quite so nuts here once they have their license.
2012 Tesla Model S Charging
Tesla's electric Model S combines unprecedented driving range and quick
charging times. Thanks to the many different plug adapters, you have
flexibility over how quickly the Model S can charge. Standard Level 1
charging at home can take up to 12 hours, while a special 240v plug can
return up to 30 miles per hour of charging, eliminating the need to install
a costly Level 2 home charging unit. With advanced technology comes issues,
however. Cars.com Reviewer Joe Wiesenfelder takes a look at some of the
grievances that bothered him like the unique door handles, obnoxious
seat-bottom weight sensors and charging port door.