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Tesla Model S 0-60 Times

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These are the latest Tesla Model S 0-60 times and 1/4 mile times taken from reputable car magazine sources such as Car and Driver, MotorTrend and Road & Track. There are many reasons why 0-60 times and 1/4 mile times can vary including the driver, weather conditions, wear and tear on the vehicle during test, and more. By giving you a list of all the Tesla Model S 0-60 times and quarter mile times, you can get a general idea of what performance numbers are achievable with Tesla Model S for all model years available in our database.

Fastest, Slowest, and Average Tesla Model S 0-60 Times

The fastest tested Tesla Model S is 2021 Tesla Model S Plaid (Prepped Raceway Surface), which was able to go from 0 to 60 mph in 1.98 seconds. It was able to reach the 1/4 mile in 9.25 seconds at 152.6 , according to Motor Trend.

The slowest tested Tesla Model S is 2014 Tesla Model S 60, which was able to go from 0 to 60 mph in 5.5 seconds. It was able to reach the 1/4 mile in 14.2 seconds at 98 , according to Motor Trend.

Out of all the Tesla Model S tests in our database, the average 0 to 60 mph time is 3.4 seconds. The average quarter mile time for all the tests is 11.63 seconds at 120.56 mph.

Tesla Model S 0-60 times and quarter mile times

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2021 Tesla Model S

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Dual Motor Long Range Plus
Engine
Elec
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
3.5 sec 11.9 sec @ 116 Car and Driver
Plaid
Engine
Elec 100-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
2.1 sec 9.4 sec @ 151 Car and Driver
Plaid
Engine
Elec 100-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
2.1 sec 9.4 sec @ 150.8 Edmunds
Plaid
Engine
Elec 100-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
2.07 sec 9.34 sec @ 152.2 Motor Trend
Plaid (No Rollout Time)
Engine
Elec 100-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
2.3 sec 9.4 sec @ 150.8 Edmunds
Plaid (Prepped Raceway Surface)
Engine
Elec 100-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
1.98 sec 9.25 sec @ 152.6 Motor Trend

2020 Tesla Model S

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Dual Motor Performance Ludicrous+
Engine
Elec 100-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
2.5 sec 10.7 sec @ 125 Car and Driver
Dual Motor Performance Ludicrous+ Cheetah
Engine
Elec 100-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
2.4 sec 10.6 sec @ 126 Car and Driver

2018 Tesla Model S

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
100D
Engine
Elec 100-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
3.9 sec 12.4 sec @ 113 Car and Driver

2017 Tesla Model S

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
P100D Ludicrous+
Engine
Elec 100-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
2.28 sec 10.5 sec @ 125 Motor Trend

2016 Tesla Model S

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
60
Engine
Elec 60-kWh
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
1A
5 sec 13.6 sec @ 103.5 Motor Trend
P90D Ludicrous
Engine
Elec 90-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
4 sec 12.4 sec @ 114 Motor Week

2015 Tesla Model S

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
70D
Engine
Elec 70-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
5.1 sec 13.8 sec @ 101 Car and Driver
P85D
Engine
Elec 85-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
3.3 sec 11.8 sec @ 114 Car and Driver
P85D
Engine
Elec 85-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
3.1 sec 11.6 sec @ 115.2 Motor Trend
P85D
Engine
Elec 85-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
3.2 sec 11.7 sec @ 113.7 Motor Trend
P90D Ludicrous
Engine
Elec 90-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
2.8 sec 11.1 sec @ 121 Car and Driver
P90D Ludicrous
Engine
Elec 90-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
2.6 sec 10.9 sec @ 122.7 Motor Trend

2014 Tesla Model S

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
P85+
Engine
Elec 85-kWh
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
1A
3.9 sec 12.5 sec @ 108.4 Motor Trend
60
Engine
Elec 60-kWh
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
1A
5.5 sec 14.2 sec @ 98 Car and Driver
P85D
Engine
Elec 85-kWh
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
1A
3.3 sec 11.8 sec @ 114.5 Road & Track

2013 Tesla Model S

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
85
Engine
Elec 85-kWh
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
1A
5 sec 13.2 sec @ 110.9 Motor Trend
Signature Performance 85
Engine
Elec 85-kWh
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
1A
4.6 sec 13.3 sec @ 104 Car and Driver
Signature Performance 85
Engine
Elec 85-kWh
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
1A
4 sec 12.4 sec @ 112.5 Motor Trend
Signature Performance 85+
Engine
Elec 85-kWh
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
1A
4 sec 12.7 sec @ 107.8 Motor Trend

2012 Tesla Model S

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Signature Performance 85
Engine
Elec 85-kWh
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
1A
3.9 sec 12.5 sec @ 110.9 Motor Trend

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