Breaking down the Tesla Model S weight distribution
While lacking a traditional internal combustion engine up front as well as a center mounted transmission, the Tesla Model S still tips the scales at a hefty 4,647.3 lb (2,108 kg), but where does all the weight come from?
Based on a comparative analysis against components from rival luxury sedans such as Porsche’s Panamera and BMW’s M5, we can approximate the distribution of weight across the following Tesla Model S assemblies:
Tesla Model S Weight – 4,600+ lb
Aluminum Space Frame
Motor / Drivetrain
Source: Car & Driver