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Tesla Sedan Helps You Rationalize An Electric Sports Car

By Evan Ackerman

If you can’t quite afford to blow $109,000 on a Tesla Roadster, how about $60,000ish on a model with two extra doors and a trunk with room for more than golf clubs? The above picture is the preproduction version of the Tesla-S sedan, due sometime in 2010.

The design is very different from the roadster, since the roadster is based on the Lotus Elise while the Tesla-S is a platform developed entirely by Tesla. This is good, because it lets Tesla design a purely electric car from the ground up, and bad because they’re a less experienced car company. But hey, looks good to me, especially since the numbers end up about the same: 240 miles per charge, and a 0-60 time of somewhere under 6 seconds.

You can check out a teaser pic of the Model S’ butt over at AutoblogGreen.

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[ Road & Track ] VIA [ Engadget ]







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    Tesla Roadster, has the power booster, get ride!

  • http://www.crossomotive.com Crossomotive

    Whoa! Following the long-range electric family car, I think that it would be a little bit “pricey”. Anyways, more power to Tesla Motors.

  • http://bloggerstips.com/ BloggerTips

    this caR tesla roadster really rocks

  • http://www.noroadzone.com noroadzone

    The Tesla's front is kinda new to me… and definitely looks good for me… looking forward for more info on this one…

  • http://www.noroadzone.com noroadzone

    The Tesla's front is kinda new to me… and definitely looks good for me… looking forward for more info on this one…