A simple Google search of the term “electric cars” will bring up results that range from “will the electric car make it” to “how they will dominate in the near future. “ For serious car buyers looking for eco-friendly electric vehicles, choices have been slim. The Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt are really the only mainstream electric cars at the moment; however one new car company is looking to corner the premium electric vehicle market. Tesla Motors is coming out with the Model S, a premium car that will compare with Mercedes, Lexus, BMW and other luxury brands.
Tesla Motors Changes the Electric Car’s Image
Tesla Motors was founded in 2003 and released its first car, the Roadster in 2008 which wowed the market by going from 0 to 60 in 4 seconds. The Roadster is a very impressive sports car with jaw dropping performance but the $100k+ price tag put it out of reach of mainstream drivers. The price tag did not sway the eco-hip rich in Silicon Valley as they were sold with ease, generating a cult following. The new Model S is shaping up to be the mainstream answer to electric luxury, with a base of about $60,000 it will compare to well appointed traditional premium cars.
The Model S is Feature Rich and Family Friendly
The Tesla Model S will hit 0 to 60 in 5.6 second standard, 4.5 seconds with optional