Tesla Motors Sets European Pricing for Model S

Tesla Motors Sets European Pricing for Model S 
MAIDENHEAD, ENGLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 12/20/12 --  Tesla Motors set
European pricing today for its award winning Model S premium sedan.
European customers will have the opportunity to choose either a 60 or
85 kWh Model S. Country-specific prices can be found on Tesla's
For customers in the United Kingdom, production of right-hand drive
Model S is planned to begin in late-2013. Final pricing will be
announced approximately four to five months prior to the start of
About Model S
 Model S is the world's first premium sedan built from
the ground up as an electric vehicle and has been engineered to
elevate the public's expectations of what a premium sedan can be. At
the heart of Model S is the proven Tesla powertrain, delivering both
unprecedented range and a thrilling drive experience. With a rigid
body structure, nearly 50/50 weight distribution and a remarkably low
center of gravity, Model S offers the responsiveness and agility
expected from the world's best sports cars while providing the ride
quality of a luxury performance sedan. Model S has received many of
the industry's most prestigious awards and accolades during its first
year on the market. 
Model S offers multiple battery options that set the benchmark for
electric driving range. All batteries use automotive-grade
lithium-ion cells arranged for optimal energy density, thermal
management, and safety. 
Without an internal combustion engine or transmission tunnel, the
interior of Model S has more cargo space than any other sedan in its
class and includes a second trunk under the hood. The Model S
interior features a 43 cm in-dash touchscreen with Internet
capabilities, allowing for streaming radio, web browsing and
About Tesla
 Tesla's goal is to accelerate the world's transition to
electric mobility with a full range of increasingly affordable
electric cars. California-based Tesla designs and manufactures EVs,
as well as EV powertrain components for partners such as Toyota and
Daimler. Tesla has delivered more than 2,400 Roadsters to customers
worldwide. Model S, the world's first premium sedan to be engineered
from the ground up as an electric vehicle, began deliveries to U.S.
customers in June of this year. Tesla has already received more than
13,000 reservations worldwide for Model S. 
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Forward-Looking Statements
 Certain statements in this press release,
including statements regarding the production schedule of Model S,
are "forward-looking statements" that are subject to risks and
uncertainties. These forward-looking statements are based on
management's current expectations. Various important factors could
cause actual results to differ materially, including the risks
identified in our SEC filings. Tesla disclaims any obligation to
update this information. 
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Tesla Motors
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Tesla Motors
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Tesla Motors
+1 310 795 8584 
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