The Tesla Model S 60 is 5-door, full sized, luxury lift-back sedan made by the Tesla Motors. The first ever electric powered car made by Tesla was the “Tesla Model S” which was introduced in 2012. Since then, Tesla has won many awards like “2012’s best 25 inventions”, “2013’s World Green car for the year” etc. Tesla was also ranked as the top selling electric car around the world in 2013.
There have been no changes made to the exterior for new Tesla Model S. According to the company, they wish to improve the interior and drivetrain of their popular sedan and wish to keep their exterior untouched and the same of 2012’s model. Basic info of the exterior is; features 19 inch alloy wheels covered with R19 all season tires, there is an addition of “D” for their dual engine models which distinct them from their single motor siblings. New Tesla Model S dimensions are: wheelbase for the new upgrade is 116.5 inches. As for the length, it is 196 inches and width and height are 77.3 inches and 56.5 inches respectively. Turning circle is at 37 ft and curb weight of 4,647.3 lbs.
2015 Tesla Model S colors: – Deepblue metallic – Solid black – Solid white – Titanium metallic – Pearl white multi-coat – Red multi-coat – Silver metallic
The 2015 Tesla Model S interior is offered in 4 different fabric trim; black leather, black leatherette cloth, tan leather and grey leather. The S 60 model is a 5-seater with the option to add two more rear facing seat behind the passenger bench and front bucket seats. The cabin has 8 way power driver and split folding passenger seats with multi-level heating system covered with leatherette/cloth upholstery. The cabin also has dual zone climate control with an air filtration system to give utmost comfort to its driver and passengers. As for the instrument panel, it has USB connections. Bluetooth connectivity, a 7 speaker audio system and a massive touch screen. The Tesla Model S also offers tons of safety features like a semi-autonomous drive system with optical cameras and a 360 degree sonar which detects nearby cars and slows, stops, speeds or turns according to the other nearby cars, lane-departure warning and auto-brake system, front and rear view camera and air bags.
2015 Tesla Model S Specs, Engine
The Tesla Model S 2015 engine is equipped with a 60 kWh connected to an AC induction electric motor with 1-speed drive, which supplies power to the rear wheels. The engine can produce 376 horsepower and generate a torque of 317 lb.ft. The engine can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 5.9 seconds generating a top speed of 125 mph. Fuel economy for Tesla Model S 60: city/hwy is 94/97 mpg. If the buyer wishes to have four wheel drive format, the option is available if another motor is added to the front gear. The drive range for the electric motor is recorded to be around 225 miles, (not bad for just a single battery charge), which is increase from previous model(208 miles).
2015 Tesla Model S Release Date and Price
The Tesla Mode S 2015 Pricewill range around $69,900 to $71,070. Tesla Model S release date will be in December this year. With a better drive range and amazing technology add-ons, Tesla has engineered a benchmark model for the upcoming electric car models.