The American EV maker pledges customers to buy the Tesla Model S P100D and Model X P100D to fund the Model 3 project
Tesla is making headlines once again with its new Model S P100D. The pure electric sedan is the third fastest accelerating car ever produced in the world. The American EV maker claims, the car reaches 0 – 60 mph in just 2.5 seconds with the Ludicrous mode, making it the third fastest model right after the LaFerrari and the Porsche 918 Spyder.
The Tesla Model S P100D gets power from a 100 kWh battery pack, which enables the car to cruise up to 315 mile (613 km) with a fully charged battery. It is also the first car to go beyond 300 miles, and eventually the longest range running electric vehicle in the world at present.
Not only the Model S, but the American EV maker also offers the Model X with the larger 100 kWh battery pack. This way the Model X becomes the world’s quickest SUV even faster. The Tesla Model X P100D with Ludicrous mode can accelerate 0 – 60 mph in just 2.9 seconds. It can cruise up to 289 miles (542 km) with a fully charged battery.
Tesla offers the existing P90D Ludicrous customers to upgrade to 100D at an extra $20,000. Also the customers, who have booked the P90D Ludicrous already, but haven’t taken the delivery, can opt for an upgrade to P100D with an extra $10,000. Meanwhile the company is directly pledging the customers to buy the P100D Ludicrous Model S and Model X, as it would give the company fund to go forward with Model 3 project.
With the new 100 kWh battery pack equipped Model S; the Tesla directly takes on LaFerrari and the Porsche 918 Spyder. The American EV maker states, these two sports cars comes much more expensive, small two seaters and offer little luggage space. While the Model S comes as a four door sedan with seating capacity for 5 adults and 2 children. It also offers plenty of luggage space.