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2012 Tesla Roadster
Sport RWD
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2019 Tesla Model S
100D AWD
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For 2019, the Model S sees changes to its trim structure. There is a Model S Performance, which gets more output from its electric motors, and a Long Range. Every Tesla Model S comes...

Specs

2012 Tesla Roadster
Sport RWD
2019 Tesla Model S
100D AWD
Powertrain 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain --
AWD
Fuel Economy, City --
101 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
102 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- --
Engine
Fuel Type --
Electric
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating -- 7 seats
Front Legroom -- 42.7 in
Back Legroom -- 35.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 26.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,053 lbs
Exterior
Length -- 196 in
Width -- 86.2 in
Height -- 56.9 in
Wheelbase -- 116.5 in

Available Options

2012 Tesla Roadster
Sport RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Arctic White
  • Brilliant Yellow
  • Electric Blue
  • Fusion Red
  • Glacier Blue
  • Jet Black
  • Lightning Green
  • Obsidian Black
  • Racing Green
  • Radiant Red
  • Sterling Silver
  • Thunder Gray
  • Twilight Blue
  • Very Orange

Option Packages

  • Body Color Carbon Fiber Hard Top
  • Clear Coat Carbon Fiber Body Accents
  • Clearcoat Carbon Fiber Hard Top
  • Executive Leather & Carbon Fiber PKG
  • Executive Leather PKG
  • High Power Connector
  • Infotainment Group
  • Paint Armor
  • Premium Leather PKG
  • Universal Charging Connector
  • Winter Wheel & Tire PKG W/Cast Wheels
  • Winter Wheel & Tire PKG W/Forged Black Wheels
  • Winter Wheel & Tire PKG W/Forged Silver Wheels
  • Metallic Paint
  • Premium Paint
2019 Tesla Model S
100D AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Pearl White Multi-Coat
  • Red Multi-Coat
  • Solid Black

Option Packages

  • White & Black Premium Interior
  • Cream Premium
  • Enhanced Autopilot
  • Autopilot
  • Wheels: 19" Sonic Carbon Slipstream
  • Wheels: 21" Sonic Carbon Twin Turbine

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