2017 Tesla Model X Price, Specs
A battery-electric powered midsize crossover that can seat up to 7 people, the 2017 Tesla Model X is devoted to be the greenest combination of performance and luxury. With its anticipated 5-star safety rating in all categories in the Euro NCAP crash tests, it is also designed to be the safest beast on speed. A lot in common with Tesla’s Model S, the Model X adds a panoramic windshield, bioweapon defense mode and its iconic “falcon wing” rear doors.
2017 Tesla Model X – Well Appointed Interior:
The 2017 Tesla Model X is well planned with its signature 17-inch touchscreen supported by voice commands and functions mirrored on the driving instruments, radar and sonar based safety, camera and automated driving characteristics for optimum driver control. The car has an “invisible doorman” – the driver’s door is fitted with sensors that adapt the opening of doors based on the room available and closes automatically when the brake pedal is pressed. Another feature is the mobile holder with power adapters. This lets the driver charge their handset into the mobile pocket without the distraction of cables.
The thin-shell, highly adjustable seats comfortably fit people of all sizes. The thin pedestals allow ample leg room and doubles up in use to accommodate small luggage. The third row of seats can be folded to fit bigger things like surf boards and bikes. The first electric vehicle with a 5000 lb. tow capacity, the 2017 Tesla Model X provides ample space for passengers and cargo. The car also features a panoramic windshield with a heavy tint on top for protection against ultraviolet rays. The Model X also features a bioweapon defense system that features two HEPA air filters and according to Musk, maintains air cleanliness like that of a hospital operating room.
One of the most distinguishing features of the 2017 Tesla Model X is its Falcon Wing doors. These doors that open vertically like a bird lifting its wings, offer unparalleled convenience for passengers in the second and third rows. The doors are motorized and can be operated both manually and by controls. Each door supported by sensors to feel its surrounding which makes parking in tight spots possible.
2017 Tesla Model X – Engine and Performance:
With a range of offerings that vary in range, the Model X will be available in 3 models – the P90D Signature (250-mile range), the P90D Founder (257-mile range) and 70D (220-mile range). The Signature 2017 Tesla Model X comes with a 90 kWh battery. A single charge allows a driving range of 250 miles.
All models are equipped with a 259 HP motor to power its front wheels and the rear wheels are powered by rear mounted 503 HP motor for an all-wheel drive. This gives the Tesla Model X superior control of traction with high performance and efficiency.
The electric vehicle architecture design features floor mounted batteries. This gives the vehicle a low center of gravity and a uniform distribution of weight which means exceptional control and handling. With a drag coefficient of 0.24, the Tesla Model X wins the highest points for aerodynamics. Finally, Tesla’s proven electric powertrain provides incredible acceleration of zero to 60 in 3.8 seconds or 3.2 seconds in the “Ludicrous” power mode. To summarize, the ride is fast, stable and responsive on the 2017 Tesla Model X.
2017 Tesla Model X – Expected Launch and Price:
Pricing has been released for the P90D Founder’s and Signature models with the P90D Founder starting at $133,000 and the P90D Signature at $142,000. As production builds up, the first batch of Model X has already booked out and is expected to available in the latter half of 2016.