Tesla Model S to Hit the Market in Q2 2012
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Now, it seems like the future premium eco buyers are one step closer to receiving their rides, as Automotive News reports that the four-door vehicle will reach its first owners in the second quarter of next year.
The vehicle will come with a price of between $49,000 and $60,000, with Tesla planning to bring 20,000 units of the car to the world each year.
Here’s what the company promises for the Model S:
• Up to 300-mile range
• 45-minute QuickCharge
• 5-minute battery swap
• Charges from 110V, 220V or 440V
• Seating for 5 adults + 2 child seats
• Unique hatch for oversized items
• 60/40 flat-folding rear seat
• 2nd trunk under hood
• EPA Roominess Index 121.6
• More room than station wagons
• 17-inch infotainment touchscreen
• 3G wireless connectivity
"Tesla Model S doesn't compromise on performance, efficiency or utility - it's truly the only car you need," said Tesla CEO, Chairman and Product Architect Elon Musk. "Tesla is relentlessly driving down the cost of electric vehicle technology, and this is just the first of many mainstream cars we're developing.”
We’ll remind you that Tesla is showcasing a disassembled version of the S at the Detroit Auto Show, aiming to present the vehicle’s tech goodies. You can see a gallery of live shots here.
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