Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) fans have yet another reason to rejoice. Saleen Automotive has revealed the rendering of its first-ever electric car. And that’s a Tesla Model S. Saleen Automotive is a specialty manufacturer of high-performance vehicles. The Steve Saleen-led company announced that it would remodel the Model S into a high-performance sports car in January this year.
Tuned Tesla Model S is Saleen’s first all-electric car
For years, Saleen has been known for its ultra-fast Ford Mustangs and other cars. As Steve Saleen had promised, the first renderings of Saleen Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model S tuner car show that it could be the most exhilarating and exciting all-electric sports car yet. It’s the first time Saleen Automotive is making non-combustible tuner cars.
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s Model S P85 is already a beast that can out-drag performance vehicles like the BMW M5. Now Saleen Automotive has completely overhauled the Model S. The firm is confident that the tuned version’s performance will be far better than the already potent Model S P85. It packs huge wheels, a new front and rear aero kit, ceramic brakes, and plenty of carbon fiber.
Faetures of Saleen Tesla Model S
Steve Saleen said in a statement that he is proud of his team’s work in creating the first renderings of Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s Model S sedan. The tuned version has a number of exterior upgrades. It has an aggressive aero package. There are dual air intakes with a new hood with V-shaped bulge. We can see carbon fiber side skirts and large rocker sills along the vehicle’s side. Saleen has also revised the rear end to improve aerodynamics. Interior treatment includes sporty red stitching.
The tuned Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model S will have huge five-spoke wheels with high performance carbon-ceramic brakes. The current Model S P85 sports a 416 HP all-electric drivetrain, and 443 lb-ft of torque. Saleen said its sporty version of the Model S will be available this summer.
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) shares were almost unchanged at $198.10 in pre-market trading Tuesday.