Gallery: Tesla Set to Launch Model S Electric Sedan This Summer!

 

Tesla – the company that made electric vehicles sexy for the first time – just announced that they’re on track to get the first Model S sedans on the road next summer. While talking to Autoblog at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, Tesla Motors vice president of communications, Ricardo Reyes, said that they are finishing up their final preparations to release the cars in the U.S. by the summer and to the rest of the world about six months after that. Tesla is offering an impressive range selection for the Model S — 160, 230 or 300 miles depending on the cash you shell out — and they’re planning to build a “supercharging network” that will charge their vehicles from 10% to 90% in just 45 minutes. In addition to opening up the roads to all-electric, zero-emissions long-distance road trips Tesla will be unveiling the look of their new Model X — a seven passenger crossover SUV — in February.

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  1. Egalitare January 25, 2012 at 8:20 pm

    Saw it at the Detroit Auto Show. The car has great lines and a mountain of storage and leg room (because the battery is in a “skateboard” arrangement running from front axle to rear axle).

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