Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Tesla 4-Door Model S Sedan Will Be $60,000 [Tesla]

Tesla 4-Door Model S Sedan Will Be $60,000 [Tesla]

Tesla's following up their $100,000 super-electric roadster model with a four-door, five-passenger sedan. It's called the Model S and will go on sale for about $60,000 in 2010. The Arnold (CA Governor) was on hand at the announcement because he's giving an incentive package to Tesla to manufacture the car in California, and will probably be in the Bay Area where we are. Perhaps a Telsa manufacturing plant visit is in our future? [SFGate via Jalopnik]

Update: Jalopnik says it's going to have 225 miles per charge. Wowzers!

Update 2: Tesla head Elon Musk also made statements that they want to get prices down to $30,000 within four years, but Jalopnik says take that with a grain of salt. It doesn't seem like a $60k to $30k drop in four years is out of the question if you strip out some luxury items, but we'll see.

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