Roof style, wheel options, and paint colors now available online. Batteries warrantied for up to 8 years and from 100,000 to unlimited miles, depending on the model.
Tesla just announced the pricing and range of options for its Model S Sedan — the electric vehicle model that will determine if Tesla can transform from boutique collectors’ car shop to full-scale auto manufacturer.
Tesla has received more than 6,000 reservations at $5,000 per for the Model S, a four-door sportback sedan with room for five adults. Tesla intends to start delivering the Model S sedans to customers in mid-2012 with a target production of 5,000 units in 2012 and 20,000 vehicles per year after that.
It’s whether Tesla will be able to get to those 5,000-vehicle and 20,000-vehicle benchmarks that will inspire Wall Street love or displeasure…