How many G's does the Model S pull when turning

How many G's does the Model S pull when turning

My dad swears that a Mustang can out corner a Model S. how many max-G's can a Model S pull?

Please provide references.

Bighorn | June 20, 2013

0.89 per Motor Trend

rdalcanto | June 20, 2013

Yeah, not great on Gs. My 2012 911S pulled more than 1G. But the MS is quicker, especially in city traffic when you might punch it while going 30, etc.

PaceyWhitter | June 20, 2013

Quick google search has M/T putting the Mustang at .94.

You have to understand that the S is a massive car and for it to come close to the Mustang is an amazing accomplishment.

AmpedRealtor | June 20, 2013

Wait a minute, isn't the curb weight of a Mustang 25%-30% less than a Model S? That's certainly a factor to consider when looking at these numbers.

AmpedRealtor | June 20, 2013

A mustang is also not a luxury sedan, so you need to compare apples to apples.

kback | June 20, 2013

The Model S is not a track car. But for everyday driving, nothing beats it. The Mustang may pull more Gs, but on the highway, the Model S is the one I'd rather be driving - actually, I'd rather drive the Model S anywhere.

Brian H | June 20, 2013

.94 x .7 = .658 vs .89 x 1
.89/.658 = 1.35

So the MS is "exerting" 35% more power.

riceuguy | June 20, 2013

Also, there are no published numbers yet for the Performance Plus packages, which should be even higher than the 0.89...