Tesla Model S
Tesla has been a revolutionary company in the game of electric cars. Pioneering the art of making electric cars has been their forte and they have always been upfront in this genre of manufacturing cars.
Tesla Model S is the primary car that the company launched in the market in the year 2011. It became popular in the market when it proved itself after arguments and running 235 to 300 miles on a single charge, which was further quoted as its range by the company.
Let’s get into the business, talking about model S it was the first sedan electric car by Tesla. The most important thing that comes to a person’s mind while buying a sports car is speeding, so the model S reaches from 0 to 60 mph in just an amazing 2.3 seconds.
The storage capacity of this car is just amazing which is 28 cubic feet, which is quite good for a sedan car. And improving the range of the car from the initial range which was around 300 miles, they straight away went to a 402 miles range on a single charge which is simply awesome.
Coming to the safety point of view of the model S, Tesla hasn’t compromised at all. It provides High Impact Protection in their model S, giving it a very good ground clearance, with very high-quality architecture and a floor-mounted battery which makes it safer.
Bragging about its performance, the company quotes that their model S has the quickest acceleration on the Earth which the company claims to be 2.3 seconds which we discussed earlier, and the top speed of the car is 163 mph which is quite well for a sports car.
When it comes to an electric car, there has to be credibility and assurance that you need whenever you get your car out for a long drive. For this all that matters is the range of the vehicle and has talked about it earlier, it was improved to a great value of 402 miles on a single charge. Not only this, but the company has set up 20000 supercharging stations on well-travelled routes all over the world. Not only this, the company claims that on a 15-min charge, the car can traverse up to 163 miles which is the best thing about the car.
Now coming to the unique selling point of the car, Tesla has been always famous for the self-drive. For providing maximum safety the company has fitted numerous cameras in the front, rear as well as sides of the car. It has a unique front-facing radar which enables the drives to have a 160 m front view of objects. Fully loaded with 12 ultrasonic sensors, the car saves you from colliding with nearby cars and also assist in parking.
The best of a sports car is its interior, which has a company-fitted touchscreen display that has a massive size of 17 inches which makes it huge. It has superb functionalities and over-the-air software updates that keep updating the system and provides a great experience to the driver. And as mentioned earlier, it has a huge 28 cubic feet of space for storage. Also specifically focussing on acoustics, it provides a seamless experience just like a sound recording studio. And last but not least it has a glass roof which gives the car a spacious look and feels.
The real beauty lies in the exterior of the car whenever it comes to a sports car. Tesla Motors has created one of the most aerodynamic cars in the world having a minimal drag coefficient of just 0.23. It comes with amazing 5 different colors and the rooftop comes with UV protection and provides a generous headroom.
The most important thing about any car is its specifications. Coming to its battery, it is a long-range type battery, and it weighs about 4929 lbs in weight. It is an all-wheel-drive or a 4 wheel drive which gives an edge over other cars. It has a supercharging max value of 250kW. Coming to its seating capacity, it is a 5-seater car. And lastly, the tires have a size of either “19” or “21”
Getting into the stats of safety of the Tesla cars, and especially model S, NHTSA has found some issues in it and has ordered it to recall. But still, in the sector of Hybrid and electric cars, Tesla Model S is one of the safe cars.
Pros and Cons of the Car
Now let’s talk about some of the pros and cons of this car.
Coming to the pros of this car, there are numerous like:
- Its design, which cant get better than any other lavish sports car.
- It works on electricity and no gas, which makes it efficient, economic as well as safer on the roads.
- Performance is the biggest advantage of this car
Coming to the cons
- The first and the foremost shortcoming of this car is its price itself, the initial investment is so huge that the consumer chain breaks then and there.
- Charging time could be an issue for this type of car over a car that runs purely upon gas which is more convenient on the go.