2012 Tesla Model S 85 kWh Performance

The Tesla Model S 85 kWh Performance is a saloon with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies its power to the rear wheels. Power is supplied by a motor that provides power and torque figures of 416 bhp (422 PS/310 kW) at 5000-8600 rpm and 600 N·m (443 lb·ft/61.2 kgm) at 0-5100 rpm respectively. A 1 speed gearbox transfers the power to the driven wheels. Its stated kerb weight is 2108 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 209 km/h (130 mph).

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Key facts

2012 Tesla Model S 85 kWh Performance information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4978 mm
How heavy?
2108 kg
How many cylinders?
How much power?
422 PS / 416 bhp / 310 kW @ 5000-8600 rpm
How much torque?
600 Nm / 443 ft.lb / 61.2 kgm @ 0-5100 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 4.4 s
How fast?
209 km/h, 130 mph

Tesla Model models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 1 2108 kg
Tesla Model S  -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 1 2108 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 1 367 PS 362 bhp 270 kW 2108 kg

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2012 Tesla Model S 85 kWh Performance data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2959 116.5
Track/tread (front) 1661 65.4
Track/tread (rear) 1699 66.9
Length 4978 196
Width 1963 77.3
Height 1435 56.5
Ground clearance 152 6
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 2108 kg 4647
Weight distribution 48 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type electric
Engine manufacturer
Engine code
Cylinders
Capacity
Bore × Stroke
Bore/stroke ratio
Valve gear
maximum power output 422 PS (416 bhp) (310 kW)
at 5000-8600 rpm
Specific output
maximum torque 600 Nm (443 ft·lb) (61.2 kgm)
at 0-5100 rpm
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Other
Unitary capacity cc
Aspiration Electric
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 4.4 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 12.6 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 209 km/h (130 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 200.09 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
147.16 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
197.34 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.8 kg/kW
11.35 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout unknown
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 355 mm
Rear brake diameter 365 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 1
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio 9.73
general
Carfolio.com ID288464
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Tesla Model S 85 kWh Performance added 2012-11-01.
Last modified 2016-12-17.