Road Tests Real world tests of Model S vs Wraith

0-60mph

Model S
4 s
Wraith
4.92 s

Top speed

Model S
130 mph
Wraith
155 mph

1/4 mile

Model S
12.4 s
Wraith
13.41 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Tesla Model S

Reasons to consider the
Tesla Model S

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Faster to 60mph 4 s vs 4.92 s Around 20% faster to 60mph
Faster in the quarter mile 12.4 s vs 13.41 s Around 10% faster at the drag strip
Significantly lighter curb weight 3,825 lb vs 5,380 lb Around 30% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Car-autoblog view of Rolls-Royce Wraith

Reasons to consider the
Rolls-Royce Wraith

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Faster top speed 155 mph vs 130 mph 25 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More powerful engine 624 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 416 HP @ 5,000 RPM 50% stronger engine
More torque 590 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM vs 443 ft-lb @ 5,100 RPM Around 35% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More expensive sticker price $285k vs $107k Around 2.8x more expensive harder to own

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Model S  vs
Wraith 
Brand Tesla Rolls-Royce
Price 107,350 284,900
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2010 2014
City mileage 88 MPGe 13 MPG
Highway mileage 90 MPGe 21 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.19 lb/hp 8.62 lb/hp
Maximum hp 416 HP @ 5,000 RPM 624 HP @ 5,600 RPM
Maximum torque 443 ft-lb @ 5,100 RPM 590 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Unknown

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc

road tests

Model S  vs
Wraith 
Top speed 130 mph 155 mph
1/4 mile 12.4 s 13.41 s
0-60mph 4 s 4.92 s
Lateral acceleration 0.89 g 0.84 g

transmission

Drivetrain RWD 2WD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 1 8

engine

Air compressor None None
Fuels
Electricity
Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,825 lb 5,380 lb
Width 77.3 in 76.7 in
Height 56.5 in 59.3 in
Length 196 in 207.9 in
Wheelbase 116.5 in 122.5 in
Tesla Model S
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