Tesla Model S (via Top Gear)

Tesla Model S (via Top Gear)

The Tesla Model S P90D is "super fast," according to Top Gear, who strapped a data logger on the S and performed some acceleration runs. we surmised a while ago when we tested it.

With ‘Ludicrous’ mode engaged, here’s how the Model S performed:

Acceleration times

  • 0-10mph: 0.6
  • 0-20mph: 1.0
  • 0-30mph: 1.5
  • 0-40mph: 2.0
  • 0-50mph: 2.6
  • 0-60mph: 3.2
  • 0-70mph: 4.1
  • 0-80mph: 5.3
  • 0-90mph: 6.8
  • 0-100mph: 8.3
  • 1/4 mile: 12.1secs @ 115.2mph
  • Peak accel G: 1.39g
  • 30-70: 2.6

You'll find video of the tests at the source link below.

Source: Top Gear