Tesla has continually led the ranks in the production of electric vehicles. In 2008, Tesla launched its sporty Roadster which was quickly adopted by the masses as an alternative for gasoline-powered cars. In 2012, it launched its flagship Model S, followed in 2017 by its more affordable Model 3. Does the big question remain what makes Tesla different from other EVs? Find out in this article.
With Tesla vehicles, range anxiety has been alleviated to the barest minimum for most users. Tesla’s long-range model S can drive roughly for 370miles without stopping for a charge. In addition, Tesla has leveraged the use of software to make its battery more high-powered and efficient. The batteries are also simpler containing significantly fewer parts, unlike its competitors. It incorporates dual motors programmed to send varying power ratios to the front and rear wheels.
Talk about nearly autonomous cars, Tesla cars are in the frontlines with the autopilot feature present on every Tesla car. Autopilot enables Tesla cars to steer, accelerate and brake automatically within their lane. It is an advanced driver assistance system that enhances safety and convenience behind the wheel. Each new Tesla vehicle is equipped with 8 external cameras, 12 ultrasonic sensors and a powerful onboard computer to provide an additional layer of safety to users.
Easier Mode Of Purchase
The eccentric Elon Musk is the CEO of Tesla, and his ingenuity has made the buying process easier for customers. Tesla redesigned the process of customers owning cars allowing interested buyers to order directly from the company or the website. The buying process is relatively easier. Basically, all you have to do is go online, pick a model, add your features, place your deposit, and schedule pickup. Done! This easy purchase process has made Tesla different from other electric vehicles.
Tesla cars have plaid mode, this raises its status to that of other speed cars like Lamborghini and Buggati. According to CNN, Teslas with plaid mode have batteries and three electric motors that can produce up to 1,020 horsepower and can take the car from zero to 60 miles an hour in just two seconds.
Bioweapon Defence Mode
Tesla Model X and Y come equipped with a unique bio-weapon that helps to keep them free from toxic substances. This bioweapon is called HEPA filtration system which filters toxic chemicals from getting into the cabin of the car. Speaking on the inspiration behind the HEPA, Tesla said ‘Inspired by the air filtration systems used in hospitals, clean rooms, and the space industry, we developed a HEPA filtration system capable of stripping the outside air of pollen, bacteria, and pollution
Sentry mode is a fancy way to keep your Tesla car active even when it is parked. When placed in sentry mode, you can monitor it from anywhere in the world. For instance, if anything causes a dent in your Tesla car by crashing into it, outdoor cameras on the car will record it and you get notified of this via the Tesla App.
Usually, you have the truck or cargo space at the rear of the car; but Tesla changes the narrative by adding a front truck called Frunk. This way, users have extra storage space to put in their cargo.
Tesla has an app that allows users to control and monitor their cars from virtually any part of the world. With the app, You can also check the status of your vehicle while it’s charging, control the air conditioning and heat, and also lock and unlock your car.
The installation of superchargers in various parts of the world is another innovative move Tesla has used to reduce range anxiety in electric cars lovers. This is because, even if you run out of range, the chances that you find a supercharger station nearby is high. There are more than 25,000 Tesla supercharging stations globally.
Music has a way of making a ride more pleasant. Tesla incorporates a caraoke into its software that allows owners to choose from a vast selection of music and song lyrics. The music is also featured in different languages. Caraoke will display song lyrics directly on the screen without interfering with any critical information the driver needs to drive safely.
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