Please Tell Us Your City

Knowing your city will help us provide relevant content to you.

Sorry! No matching results found. Try again.Error Identifying Your Location.

Log in to CarWale

Please enter your password
Forgot password?
Please enter your registered email

Sign up to CarWale

Please enter your name
+91
Please enter your mobile number
Please enter your password
Please enter your password
Ad

2017 Tesla base variants get substantial acceleration increments

July 04, 2017, 08:25 PM IST by Santosh Nair
2017 Tesla base variants get substantial acceleration increments

Tesla has updated its Model S and X non-performance variants in a bid to improve the acceleration of that line-up. So now the Model S 75 and 75D versions can accelerate from 0-100kmph in 4.6 sec and 4.4 sec, which is a full second quicker than the earlier 5.8 sec and 5.4 sec respectively.

On the same lines, the Model X 75D can now hit 100kmph from standstill in just 5.2 sec, compared to the earlier 6.2 sec needed to complete the same feat. Tesla also claims that the update on the Model S 100D and Model X 100D help them clock the 0-100kmph run in a marginally quicker 4.3 sec and 4.9 sec (earlier 4.4 sec and 5.0 sec).

Sources admit that this update offers a substantial increment in terms of straight-line performance for both base models. However, one needs to note that these increments are a result of a combination of software and hardware updates. This essentially means that the changes apply to only the new vehicles that roll out of the factory, and not for the cars that are already plying on the road.

 

 

Tags:Tesla
Show CommentsHide Comments
Ad
  • Upcoming Cars

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG NewMercedes-Benz G63 AMG New

5 October 2018

3Cr - ₹ 3.50Cr
Mercedes-Benz C-Class FaceliftMercedes-Benz C-Class Facelift

20 September 2018

39L - ₹ 44L
Hyundai SantroHyundai Santro

23 October 2018

4L - ₹ 5L
Kia SPKia SP

July 2019

14L - ₹ 20L
Tata HarrierTata Harrier

December 2018

10L - ₹ 16L
All Upcoming Cars
Ask the experts1800 2090 230Mon-Fri (9 AM - 8 PM)
Sat (9 AM - 5:30 PM)
Sun (9 AM - 7 PM)
Toll free

Select your city to avail offers

Currently available only in