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When it comes to cars, Tesla Motors had one simple mission: to manufacture an electric vehicle that didn’t compromise on speed or performance. Influenced by the exquisite work of Nikola Tesla, the 2003 founded motor company has continued to shape the world of electric vehicles and auto-engineering technology. In this post, we will delve into how Tesla have changed the world of cars, pushed the boundaries and revolutionized the way we drive.


The introduction of the Tesla Roadster (2008)

It’s no secret that Tesla had a strong company culture, based on integrity and desire to manufacture car technology that was going to be energy efficient. As a result, when the Roadster was introduced in 2008, the world was stunned to finally see what Tesla had been working so hard on. This car achieved the impossible and reached 0-60 mph in an astonishing 3.7 seconds by using a lithium-ion battery. In addition, this was the vehicle that set the electric motor standards across the world, and thousands have been sold in over 30 different countries. However, where Tesla really excelled with the Roadster was making electric vehicles a popular and attractive option. The traditional notion that electric auto-engineering lacked muscle was rejected by Tesla. The vehicle proved that it was in a class of it’s own and that electric didn’t mean slow.


The Model S (2012)

After the success and widespread critical acclaim of the Roadster, it was clear that Tesla’s next model had some pretty big shoes to fill. With the prime vision to make an electric vehicle a family-friendly option, Tesla created the Model S, which definitely didn’t disappoint. It was a premium sedan of sports car standards and this stunning vehicle succeeded in achieving 0-60pmh in just 4.2 seconds. This made it extremely powerful for its size. In fact, the Model S was so well received and impressed motor enthusiasts that it won Motor Trend’s 2013 Car of the Year Award. This was a wonderful achievement for Tesla because for the first time, an electric car was being praised for its overall design, not just for its superb green technology. The awards didn’t stop there because as the popularity of the Model S grew, Tesla found themselves receiving 2013 AutoGuide.com’s Reader’s Choice of the Year Award, CNET Tech Car of the Year 2012 and Popular Science’s Auto Grand Award 2012. This semi-revolution was entirely down to Tesla Motors and it’s opened the gate for other businesses ever since.


Model S P85D (2014)

Within just two short years, Tesla decided to surprise audiences once again by introducing the Model S P85D. This model had a greater focus on speed and performance and was designed with an excellent efficiency motor located on both the front and rear of the car. The result was remarkable, with the ability to reach 0-60mph in as little as 2.8 seconds – definitely an electric supercar! With such amazing capabilities, the P85D is the fastest four-door production car ever manufactured and helped to cement Tesla, once again, as a pioneer of speed and world-class engineering.

What’s next for Tesla?

In the coming months, Tesla is expected to launch the Model X, a superb crossover vehicle that will defy the limits of electric car technology. If that isn’t enough, the stunning sports vehicle will come with falcon wings doors and a dual motor all-wheel-drive. This is Tesla’s way of proving that beautiful design and energy efficiency don’t have to work in opposition. Although it hasn’t been released yet, the Model X is set to be Tesla’s best performing car yet. In the meantime, we will have to wait patiently for what this vehicle has in store.

The future of electric cars with Tesla Motors

For many eco-friendly enthusiasts, there are few car manufacturers more innovative or revolutionary than Tesla Motors. Tesla is very much an aspirational brand, mainly due to the fact that each model still costs significantly more than the average car. It comes as little surprise, therefore, that this didn’t sit well with Elon Musk, one of the most successful entrepreneurs of his generation. In order to encourage other car manufacturers to invest in green technology, Tesla did the unthinkable and released its patents to the public domain in 2014. Although it hasn’t been a year since Tesla launched its patents into the public domain, the consequences have been arguably substantial. As a result, Toyota are releasing the patents to its fuel-cell technology. From this, it’s little wonder that Tesla have revolutionized and reinvented the electric car industry on a whole new level. But perhaps it’s the legacy of Tesla that will have the biggest impact on the electric car – not only in shaping our immediate future, but how we consume and generate energy in the generations to come. If this post has got you intrigued to find out more about cars and how to have a more pleasant driving experience, why not visit Tilsun Group? As leading industry experts, Tilsun Group can provide you with all the information you need regarding car/van leasing and the various deals you can opt for to suit your needs. Contact them today on 01606 545 900!

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