One of the most exciting startups in Silicon Valley is Tesla Motors Ltd, a company producing new green cars powered by electric motors.
The first official project presentation of the brand took place in 2006, when the Tesla Roadster sports car, the world's first model of an electric car of this type, was presented at the Santa Monica (California) motor show. Tesla Roadster itself in the initial design was sold from the beginning of 2008 until 2012, then it was replaced by a modification of the Tesla Model S, which was distinguished by an improved design and serious improvements to the design and the technical part.
The concept of the Model S was shown in 2009 at the California auto show. The plans of "Tesla Motors Ltd" initially was the release of 10,000 units, then they were increased to 25,000 cars per year. In 2012, official sales of the Tesla Model S began around the world, and in the fall the car received the prestigious Motor Trend 2013 Car of the Year award.
In 2012, Tesla Motors showed the concept of the Tesla Model X crossover, based on the Model S platform, which went into production next year, and in 2014 they begin shipping to prepaid customers.
Also, on the approach is another model, called the BlueStar. It will be a compact electric car, the price of which against the background of its predecessor Tesla Model S looks much nicer - the company plans to sell it for only $ 30,000 for a high-quality and fast electric car as standard. It is almost half the price of previous Tesla cars.
In 2015, the Tesla Model S P85D was released - an updated electric car from a world famous manufacturer. The new model looks exactly like the Tesla Model S, but has numerous improvements. For starters, this is all-wheel drive, and just tremendous speed and power. The electric car produces an impressive 691 liters. from. and 687 n / m of torque, accelerating to 100 kilometers per hour in just 3.2 seconds.
In the spring of 2016, the presentation of the budget Tesla novelty - Model 3 sedan is planned, then the acceptance of orders for the manufacture of cars will begin.