2016 Tesla Model X

2016 Tesla Model X
Tesla Model X requires 90 percentage of max. battery power setting to launch control. Falcon wings opens up with two successive pushes and seems far more complex and seems smartest door ever fitted to a car. Owner generally prefer easy and quick to door opening rather than following complex procedure and waiting to get it fully open. Falcon wings consumes 5 and 6 seconds to open and close respectively, sensors seems to halting progress.

After Roadster and Model S, Model X is Tesla's third fully electric crossover SUV, Model X resembles more to hatcback which have chasis, aluminium structure, battery pack and electric motors.

Model X have 90 kWh lithium ion pack which is claimed to provide 250 miles. Model X onboard computer reported 107 kWh over 246 miles, which is 77 MPGe equivalent. Four wheel drive is possible due to electric motor at each axle and is able to produce 762 horsepower as on paper. Wheels receiving power from battery depends on battery's ability to transmit current and this limits 463 hp combined output.

Tesla referring smart fuse comes up by paying $10,000 which can increase battery output to 1500 amps (from 1300) and is able to raise 532 hp. 713 lb-ft of torque is available with or without Ludicrous Speed mode which can be activated by holding brake pedal to the floor and quickly flattening accerelator and releasing it, this gets Launch Controls Enabled as shown on screen.

Starting Price $116,700
Vehicle Type 4 door hatchback, front and rear motor, 4 wheel drive
Engine Motor : 2 asynchronous AC
Transmission 1-speed direct-drive
Horsepower 259 hp(F), 503 hp(R), 532 hp (combined)
Torque 244 lb-ft(F), 469 lb-ft(R), 713 lb-ft(Combined)
Wheelbase 116.7 in
Length 198.3 in
Width 81.5 in
Height 66.3 in
Curb weight 5594 lb
0-60 mph 3.3 secs.
0-100 mph 8.3 secs.
Top speed 130 mph
Rolling start (5-60 mph) 3.5 secs.
Top gear(30-50 mph) 1.3 secs.
Top gear(50-70 mph) 2.1 secs.
Braking (70-0 mph) 172 ft
Fuel economy (city/highway) 89/90 MPGe
C/D observed 77 MPGe
Pros fun to drive, fun to watch, good acceleration
Cons second row folding issue, falcon wings seems useless