Originally Posted by thecadman99
I wonder why they don't use a less-powerful motor to extend the range/lessen the price.
I mean do we really need to get to 60 in under 5 seconds?
Nevermind... I forgot the audience to whom I'm speaking...
They do. They have a $50k one with 160mi range and 0-60 in 6.5. You have to pay $75k to get 300mi range and then $85k to get 0-60 in 4.4. (all after federal tax credit)
Here's all the info. http://www.teslamotors.com/models/options