Tesla to produce a quicker version of Model S

Tesla to produce a quicker version of Model STesla Chief Executive Elon Musk has reportedly said that the car manufacturer would bring a higher performance version of the Tesla Model S electric-powered sedan, which is expected to be launched next year.

The Tesla Model S sedan will be capable of sprinting from zero to 60 mile per hour in just 5.6 seconds.

Numerous reports claim that Tesla boss revealed at a weekend event that the higher performance version would be able to accelerate from zero to 60 miles per hour in merely 4.5 seconds. In other words, the potential car will be quicker than the 2011 Porsche 911 Carrera by two-tenths of a second.

The Tesla Model S car will be rolled out in 2012 as a 2013 model, with starting price tag of $50,000. The sedan will come in three battery options which will be offer 160 miles, 230 miles or 300 miles on a single charge.

On Saturday, the Palo Alto, California-based car maker opened its factory doors to customers who have already pre-ordered its upcoming Model S sedan.