The 14 Best Connected Cars

2016 Tesla Model S ConceptPhoto by faza_elh


9. 2016 Tesla Model S

The Tesla Model S doesn’t have internet capability just so passengers can check their social media while riding around, it also uses it to update its software. Unlike other cars that need to got to the dealership to get software updates or get checked for recalls, the Tesla Model S handles it all via the car’s WiFi connection; just like a computer or smartphone. The Model S gets an estimated 240 driving miles off one charge, equating to an estimated 95 mpg city and 106 mpg highway. For a drivetrain the Model S is equipped with two electric motors, an induction AC motor in the front generating 257 horsepower, and one in the rear generating 257 horsepower; the Tesla Model S has a total output of 329 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque. All of which is powered by a 70-kWh lithium-ion battery pack.


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