2017 Tesla Model S

TypeAC induction motor, liquid-cooled, with variable frequency drive
Nominal Voltage320 Volts
Maximum speed of large motors:
– rear motor on all single motor vehicles
– rear motor on Performance dual-motor vehicles
16000 rpm
Maximum speed of small motors:
– front motor on all dual-motor vehicles
– rear motor on non-Performance dual-motor
18000 rpm
TypeSingle speed fixed gear
Overall Final Drive RatioSmall motor: 9.34:1
Large motor: 9.73:1
Reverse GearReverse direction of motor, limited to 24 km/h (15 mph)
Brakes4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake Force Distribution, Integrated Advanced Stability Control and Electronic Accelerator pedal actuated regenerative braking system
Battery – 12V
Rating33 amp hour or higher
Voltage and Polarity12V negative (-) ground
Battery – High Voltage
TypeLiquid-cooled lithium ion (Li-ion)
Rating60, 70, 75, 85, 90, or 100 kWh (at
beginning of life)
Nominal Voltage – 85, 90, and 100 kWh
Nominal Voltage – 60, 70, and 75 kWh
350 V DC
300 V DC
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