Tesla considering an all-wheel-drive (AWD) version of the Model S

Article by Christian Andrei, on February 13, 2014

Tesla saw some impressive sales last year and now, the American carmaker wants to sell around 250,000 vehicles per year by 2020. During a meeting in Norway, Tesla boss Elon Musk also confirmed the fact that the company is seriously considering adding a four-wheel-drive version of the Model S saloon.

This AWD version of the Tesla Model S could go into production close to the launch of firm’s Model X SUV. "There's potential for an all-wheel-drive Model S, but it's not going to be happening for a few months. It'll be close to when an X happens - not soon, basically," Musk commented.

With the new model, Tesla aims to take on vehicles such as the Audi’s Quattro models, BMW’s xDrive of Mercedes-Benz’ 4Matic models. For those who don’t know, the Tesla Model S is currently the most efficient electric car found on the market, with a range of up to 300 miles (482 km) and a sprint from 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) in just 4.7 seconds. The Tesla Model S is offered in rear-wheel-drive.

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Login or Create new account to add a comment!

Recommended

Less than three weeks to go and the Super Bowl LI – one of the most awaited and most watched sports events in television – will commence on February 5,...
by - January 16, 2017
New Tesla vehicles will have to pay when charging at any of the carmaker’s Supercharger stations once they exceed their annual limits. This comes as Tesla Motors announced revisions in...
by - January 16, 2017
Off-road driving with an open air vehicle provides another kind of experience for many off-road enthusiasts and fans. For this sake, Ford is planning to offer a version of the...
by - January 16, 2017
For those who love driving, future autonomous cars should be like the Toyota Concept-i that is drawing in a multitude of visitors at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las...
by - January 15, 2017
Things are looking good at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars as the British luxury carmaker impressed by posting a six-percent jump in deliveries in 2016. Rolls-Royce’s 2016 deliveries of 4,011 units in...
by - January 15, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries