Submitted by JoeFee on Fri, 2011-12-23 16:13
Here as noted on http://www.autoblog.com/2011/08/26/elon-musk-bets-dan-neil-1-million-he-...
For Musk to win, the Model S:
1. Needs to start series production and be delivered to the first paying customers by the end of 2012.
2. Have to be certified by NHTSA with a four- or five-star safety rating and it has to have seven seats.
3. Needs to be priced at $57,400 (for the base model with the 160-mile range), $67,400 (230 miles) and $87,400 (300 miles).
4. Has to have a battery pack that allows en-route swapping at a highway roadside station, similar to the Better Place battery swapping scheme.
We don't have all the answers yet, looks good for Elon so far BUT
if 0-60 in base model at 5.6 sec was on the list ... Dan would have won the bet already!