Motor Trend runs 0 to 60 in Tesla Model S in 3.9 secs, averages 100.7 MPGe

The guys over at Motor Trend recently got a hold of the new Tesla Model S and reported some very impressive figures:

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  • 0-60 mph: 3.9 seconds.
  • 1/4 mile: 12.5 seconds at 110.9 mph.
  • Fuel-economy: 100.7 MPGe during a 200+ mile drive (EPA rates it at 89 MPGe).

When compared to its high-performance gas-burning German rivals, Motor Trend points out that the Tesla Model S stacks up pretty well.

Base Price Weight Power 0-60 mph 60-0 mph Lat grip
BMW M5 $92,095 4384 lb 560 hp 3.7 sec 110 ft 0.94 g
Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG $96,805 4256 lb 550 hp 3.9 sec 113 ft 0.92 g
Porsche Panamera Turbo S $176,275 4388 lb 550 hp 3.5 sec 105 ft 1.00 g
Tesla Model S P85 $105,400 4766 lb 416 hp 3.9 sec 105 ft 0.92 g

Check out the rest of their review here.

– By: Omar Rana


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