The Power Behind a Tesla Model S! October 16, 2013 by T3 (Tesla Tours & Transportation) This is what the propulsion motor in a Tesla Model S looks like. This 9″ diameter, 150 lbs AC induction motor produces 416 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related This entry was posted in News. Bookmark the permalink.