The company says the Model S P100D sedan can go to 60 in 2.5 seconds.READ MORE: San Leandro Community Rallies for Reform on Anniversary of Steven Taylor's Police Shooting Death
CEO Elon Musk says the LaFerrari and the Porsche 918 Spyder with gas engines were faster, but they were million-dollar specialty cars that can no longer be bought new.READ MORE: Lodi Parachute Center Skydiver Dies After Chute Gets Tangled on Descent
The P100D has a 100 kilowatt-hour battery pack that extends the car’s range to about 315 miles. The previous top range was 294 miles. The new battery also is available on the Model X SUV.MORE NEWS: Saratoga Resident Displaced in 2-Alarm House Fire Sunday Morning
New customers can pay $10,000 for the larger battery pack. Existing owners must pay $20,000 because their existing batteries must be recycled.