26 Nov '14, 8am

Demand for #Tesla's Dual-Motor Vehicles "Off the Charts" #batteryelectriccar

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has weighed in with one of the most useful updates to date on the company's new dual-motor versions of its Model S. The verdict? One month after it was introduced, demand for the all-wheel-drive version of the model isn't lacking. In fact, demand for the new motor system is incredibly robust. The P85D is Tesla's halo car "This is the fastest accelerating four-door production car in the world," Musk explained in a GQ magazine interview published Tuesday, referencing Tesla's new dual-motor option for its flagship 85-kilowatt-hour-battery performance Model S, officially dubbed the P85D. The new dual-motor system with a motor connected to both the rear and front axle is an upgrade offered for the 85-kWh-battery version of the Model S and now comes standard on the performance version. Tesla's smaller 60-kWh-battery version of the Model S is still only...

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