[110] By 2017, in the Consumer Reports Car Reliability Survey, Tesla's position on the list had moved up four spots; the predicted reliability rating for Model S reached "above average" for the first time. [345], The first Model S sedans were delivered in December 2012. Tesla a précisé à Auto Plus que la Tesla Model S Performance, anciennement connue sous le nom Tesla Model S P100 D, est désormais capable de réaliser le 0 à 100 km/h en 2,5 secondes, contre 2,7 avant la mise à jour. [337][338][404] A total of 1,474 Model S cars were registered in Germany in 2016. Owners reported many powertrain issues from 2012, improving significantly over the years. Atherton ranked first with a 15.4% share, followed by Los Altos Hills with 11.9%, and Portola Valley with 11.2%. [112], On October 9, 2014, Tesla announced the introduction of "Dual Drive" all-wheel drive (AWD) versions of the Model S 60, 85, and P85 models, designated by a D at the end of the model number. [475], On November 6, 2013, another fire broke out after a Model S struck a tow hitch on the roadway, causing damage beneath the vehicle. Many elements change how fast the car can accelerate to 97 km/h (60 mph). [379][380] JLWarren Capital, an equity firm, estimated that about 2,800 Tesla Model S cars have been imported to China by mid September 2014, but only 432 had received the license plates. [308], Model S global sales totaled 12,420 units during the first quarter of 2016. The vehicle was destroyed but nobody was injured. 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In 2015, Car and Driver named the Model S the Car of the Century. [52]) Tesla said 68% of Model S travel was in North America, 25% in Europe and 7% in Asia-Pacific. [199][200][201] The NHTSA's preliminary evaluation was opened to examine the design and performance of any automated driving systems in use at the time of the crash, which involves a population of an estimated 25,000 Model S cars. 1-speed fixed gear ratio (9.734:1 or 9.325:1); Most notably, since the battery pack is the heaviest component of the vehicle, the Model S has a, The absence of a heavy engine between the front or rear axle allows the bulk of the, The placement of the battery pack increases the. These units are provided to the businesses by Tesla for free or at a heavily discounted price, although the business is responsible for the cost of electricity. [25] California registrations represented 44.6% of national sales. The Tesla Model S is an all-electric five-door liftback sedan produced by Tesla, Inc., and was introduced on June 22, 2012. At the bottom is access to various controls and settings for the vehicle such as doors, locks and lights as well as temperature controls and a secondary volume control. [405] In April 2014 the Schiphol Group announced that three companies were selected to provide all-electric taxi service in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. ", "Tesla Says Model S Sedan Receives Top U.S. [67] In August 2020 the range test results where updated by the EPA to 402 miles (647 km), higher than that of any other battery electric car. How fast the EV can charge depends on the charging station (EVSE) used and the maximum charging capacity of the EV. [238][239][243], In February 2014, the Automotive Science Group (ASG) published the result of a study conducted to assess the life-cycle of over 1,300 automobiles across nine categories sold in North America. [430], About 2,620 units were sold in the U.S. during 2012 out of 2,650 units delivered in North America. [487], The National Transport Safety Board (NTSB) has stated that the Tesla’s electric cars are not more prone to fires than other vehicles on the road today. [274][302] California is the largest American regional market for the Model S.[388] In March 2013, Tesla reported the delivery of the 3,000th Model S in California, representing around 50% of US sales to that date. [156], On April 8, 2015, Tesla discontinued the Model S 60, and replaced the base model with the Model S 70.[157]. [389][391][393], A total of 23 units were sold during 2014. During the first six months of 2016 a total of 1,263 Model S sedans were registered in the UK and 1,248 in Norway. [280] In 2017, it became only the second EV to sell more than 200,000 units behind the Nissan Leaf. [279][300] Global Model S sales passed the 100,000 unit milestone in December 2015, three years and a half after its introduction. Rapid charging enables longer journeys by adding as much range as possible in the shortest amount of time. [211] The same users determined that another Ubuntu system controlling the dashboard/navigation screen also is connected to the internal network, together with a third computer of unknown type with an unknown function. The Model S comes equipped with a different charger and connector in North American versus other markets, derived from differences in the local electric grid systems. [56], In June 2017, Tesla discontinued selling the 90 kWh battery pack option as the 100 kWh battery pack was in plentiful supply. [407] The Model S remained as the all-time top selling all-electric car in the Netherlands with 6,049 cars registered at the end of December 2016. The magazine also raised "serious concerns about how some automakers, including Tesla, have designed, deployed, and marketed semi-autonomous technology. For the European market, Tesla assembles and distributes from its European Distribution Center in Tilburg, the Netherlands. [467][469][470] Tesla stated that the fire was caused by the "direct impact of a large metallic object to one of the 16 battery modules", and that by design, the modules were separated by firewalls, limiting the fire to "a small section in the front of the vehicle". [289] The Model S has the same standard equipment as the continental European version, but was adapted to provide larger back seats because the car was expected to be driven by a chauffeur. [212] Though the rear-seat option includes a stronger rear bumper, the magazine also said that seating behind the rear axle on the Model S, like any third-row seat, is an additional risk in severe rear impacts, though these are relatively rare. According to the NHTSA, preliminary reports indicate the crash occurred when a tractor-trailer made a left turn in front of the Tesla at an intersection on a non-controlled access highway, and the driver and the car failed to apply the brakes. [54] The 200,000 milestone was achieved by early in the fourth quarter of 2017. Prices shown are recommended retail prices for the specified countries and do not include any indirect incentives. [423] With 835 units sold during the first seven months of 2015, the Model S outsold combined Swiss sales of the luxury segment including such models as the Mercedes S-Class, Audi A8 and BMW 7 Series during the same period. 2012 Tesla Model S P85 422 ps, 2112 kg. [283][433][434] During 2013, the Model S was called as the least stolen car in the United States by the Value Walk financial website, with a theft rate of 0.15 per 1,000 units produced. [86][122], On April 16, 2017, Tesla removed the model 60 and 60D options, since most customers pick the larger 75 kWh battery option. The standard charger increased from 40 to 48 amps, speeding charging at higher-amperage outlets. By pushing the pedal to the metal, the car is able to accelerate 0-96 km/h (60 mph) in 3.3 seconds, reaching a top speed of 262 km/h (163 mph) after 44.2 seconds.. Tesla Model 3 Performance… [158][159] All 70 kWh cars can be had with rear-wheel drive or all wheel drive. [278][279] Tesla sold more than 50,000 Model S cars globally in 2016, making it the world's top selling plug-in electric that year. [111], In April 2019, Tesla started making the Model S and Model X Performance and Long Range Plus cars with the "Raven" powertrain. The table below shows all possible options for charging the Tesla Model S Performance. [134], The 85 kWh battery pack weighs 1,200 lb (540 kg)[135][better source needed] and contains 7,104 lithium-ion battery cells in 16 modules[136] wired in series (14 in the flat section and two stacked on the front). [395], During its first full month in the Danish market, the Model S was the top selling electric vehicle with 42 units sold. [74] The center occupies a 203,000 sq ft (18,900 m2) industrial building that also serves as a workshop and spare parts warehouse. It is classified as a full-size luxury car in the US, or as a "Large Car"[87] (greater than or equal to 120 cu ft or 3.4 m3) or "Luxury Sedan"[88] by the EPA. [166][167] The P100D battery weighs 625 kg in a 0.40 m³ volume; a density of 160 Wh/kg.[168]. [31][32] The United States had about 29,156 units delivered, followed by China with 6,334, surpassing Norway as the largest Model S overseas market. [494][495][496], As of April 2018[update], Tesla has had six recalls for the Model S:[497][498], A distance record of 670 mi (1,080 km) in a P100D was set on August 5, 2017, by Italian drivers, making the Model S the first production electric car to exceed 620 mi (1,000 km) on a single charge. [12] Deliveries of the 60 kWh model were rescheduled from November 2012 to January/February 2013. - Head 2 Head Ep. [559], In their 2016 Annual Auto Reliability Survey, Consumer Reports improved the Model S rating to average reliability, while reporting that the Model X has had significant malfunction issues. 2022 Tesla Model S Plaid Tri Motor AWD 2.20 s [400], In October 2015, the Danish Parliament approved to phase out the tax exemption for electric vehicles, and customers rushed to order the Model S before the price increase. [254], Tesla vehicles are also able to utilize public charging stations using the SAE J1772, Type 2, and CHAdeMO charging standards via adapters. The Model S is covered by a 4-year, 50,000 mi (80,000 km) limited warranty,[220] that includes all standard equipment, the transmission and the complete powertrain (excluding tires). [555], Older versions of the system software suffered from power drain issues when the car wasn't being used, with the batteries losing 4.5 kWh overnight (known commonly as "vampire drain"). Tesla Horsepower Critics", "Tesla's New 'Ludicrous Mode' Makes the Model S a Supercar", "When 'Insane Mode' Isn't Enough – Tesla Adds "Luuudicrous Mode, Tesla All Wheel Drive (Dual Motor) Power and Torque Specifications, "2015 Tesla Model S P85D – Not quite weatherproof", "2017 Tesla Model S P100D First Test: A New Record – 0–60 MPH in 2.28 Seconds! Not that it isn’t capable of answering the call from time to time, but its specialties lie elsewhere. The Nav on the instrument panel is loaded on the car and does not need Internet access to function. Delivery of a Tesla car to a Texas address is no different than in other states. [40] Exclusive premier of their Model S electric car was held at their Menlo Park store on April 8, 2009. [297] A total of 11,597 Model S cars were delivered during the third quarter, up about 49% over the same quarter in 2014. Tesla Model S P85 0-200 km/h. [538][539], On February 8, 2013, The New York Times published a review by John M. Broder about a trip between Washington, D.C., and Boston using Tesla's Supercharger network. ", "2013 Tesla Model S (40 kW-hr battery pack)", "Introducing the All-Wheel Drive Model-S 70D", "Tesla Motors (TSLA) Earnings Report: Q1 2015 Conference Call Transcript", "Why did Elon Musk pass up a chance to boast about a scientific coup?