Tesla Model S

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Data

Check the official documentation for items listed here to be sure and in case of changes.

Battery voltage:
375 V
Battery cells:
Battery weight:
1200 lb/544 kg (85 kWh)
60, 85, 85-performance kWh
85-kWh = 16 modules with 6 groups in series (402 volts, 7104 cells)
60-kWh = 14 modules (352 volts, 6216 cells)
Groups contain 74 cells.
Battery replace:
<77%
Charger power:
10 kW; 20 kW double charger
Charging time:
120 V:48 hrs (15 A); 240 V: 4 hrs (90 A); 480 V/3 phase (80 A)
Battery swap:
5 minutes
Motor power:
310 kW/416 hp AC induction
CHAdeMO adapter:
Range:
~208, 265 miles
Top speed :
120, 125, 130 mph
Acceleration::
0-60 mph: 6.5, 5.9, 5.6, 4.4 seconds
Fuel economy:
60: 95 mpge = 2.77 mi/kWh, 85: 89 mpge = 2.48 mi/kWh
Battery warranty:
100,000 miles/8 years, 125,000 miles/8 years, unlimited miles/8 years
Basic warranty:
50,000 miles/4 years
Seating:
5 (7 with 3rd row reverse seats)
Display:

12"x17" touch screen

Weight:
~4647 lbs/2108 kg; 4785 lbs
Weight distribution:
47/53
Dimensions:
Length: 16'4", Width: 6'5.3", Height: 4'8.5"
Center-of-gravity height:
18"
0.24
AWD:
available in future
MSRP:
$71,070/$94,900 (-$7,500 US tax credit)

Official Tesla Model S owners video guide
http://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-s-weight/
http://www.safercar.gov/Vehicle+Shoppers/5-Star+Safety+Ratings/2011-Newer+Vehicles/Vehicle-Detail?vehicleId=8787

EPA Ratings

Explanation of the EPA Monroney label

Tech Package Option

 

Superchargers Enabled

Standard for 85-kWh car; extra cost for 60-kWh car.

Supercharger at Burlington NC:

Tesla Financing

Battery

EPA Ratings


This is for the 85-kWh battery. Fuel economy for the 60-kWh battery is 95 MPGe and the range is 208 miles.

Explanation of the EPA Monroney label

http://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/epa-rates-tesla-model-s-for-89-mpge-265-mile-range/

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References

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miles/kWh=0.0292*MPGe

L. David Roper interdisciplinary studies
http://www.roperld.com/science/ElectricCarsMusings.pdf

L. David Roper, http://arts.bev.net/RoperLDavid/
15 September, 2014