"In 2009, we set out to build the most innovative car of the 21st century, and since then have dedicated ourselves to developing and testing Model S to ensure that under any situation, Model S never disappoints," said
Model S is the world's first premium sedan to be built from the ground up as an electric vehicle, meticulously engineered to elevate the public's expectations of what a premium sedan can be. The five-door premium sedan competes with the top cars in its class in spaciousness, handling and style, yet produces zero emissions. Because there is no internal combustion engine or transmission tunnel, the interior of the car allows for additional cargo space in the front of the vehicle and one of the most spacious cabins in its class.
The heart of Model S is its efficiently-packaged electric powertrain that delivers a thrilling driving experience while setting a new
Deliveries of Model S in
The base price of Model S is
Tesla's Retail Strategy
Tesla is reinventing the car-buying experience with its unique retail model. Tesla stores feature a hands-on exhibit of the Model S drivetrain, a
Tesla is taking reservations online and at Tesla Retail Stores around the world. Tesla has 22 company-owned stores and galleries worldwide. The company will open four additional stores and galleries this summer at 3rd Street Promenade in
When it comes to delivery, all customers have the option to upgrade to a "Tesla Personal Delivery." With this option, Tesla will deliver their car wherever a customer chooses: at home, at work, at a friend's house, at a hotel while on vacation, or anywhere else that brings a smile. During Tesla Personal Delivery, a Product Specialist will walk through many of the features that make Model S great and will explain important details customers need to know about owning Model S. Customers may choose to take delivery of their vehicle at Tesla's
Customer Test Drives
Tesla recently announced its Get Amped Model S Tour, and during the next 45 days, intends to provide more than 5,000 test drives to Model S Reservation Holders and friends. The tour begins in
Tesla's goal is to accelerate the world's transition to electric mobility with a full range of increasingly affordable electric cars.
Certain statements in this press release, including statements regarding Model S safety and other performance characteristics, Model S deliveries, test drives and tours, Tesla store opening plans and Model S production in 2012 and 2013, are "forward-looking statements" that are subject to risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations, and as a result of certain risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those projected. Various important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, including the risks and uncertainties identified under the sections captioned "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results Of Operations" in Tesla's Form 10-Q filed on
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