PHOTO CAPTION: Tesla Model S electric sedan is slated for 2012 release. Photo: EV World

Tesla Confirms 2012 Delivery Date for Model S Electric Sedan

Alpha phase testing will commence in 2011 and include brakes, suspension, driving dynamics, fit and finish, and safety requirements.

Published: 12-Jan-2011

After Porsche stole the first day of the Detroit Auto Show with the 918 RSR hybrid, you got the feeling that hybrid and electric cars would be all the rage in 2011. Tesla Motors continued the trend when they gave further details of their electric sports car, the Model S.

Tesla Motors announced today that they will begin shipping the Tesla Model S electric sports car in the first quarter of 2012. Can the Tesla Model S keep up with an impressive family that already contains the Roadster and Roadster Sport in it?



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