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<p>Filed under: <a href="http://green.autoblog.com/category/ev-plug-in/" rel="tag">EV/Plug-in</a>, <a href="http://green.autoblog.com/category/tesla-motors/" rel="tag">Tesla Motors</a></p><a href="http://green.autoblog.com/photos/tesla-model-s-the-expensive-version/#photo-2498670/"><img alt="Most Expensive Tesla Model S" data-caption="Most Expensive Tesla Model S" data-credit="T Sportline" src="http://o.aolcdn.com/dims-shared/dims3/GLOB/crop/1280x712+0+0/resize/628x349!/format/jpg/quality/85/http://o.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/adam/9fcd169fbfec84ba195e4ec93f084981/tesla5-1.jpg" data-mep="184002" /></a><br /><br />New <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/tesla/">Tesla</a> or condo? That's one question you may come up with when you see this video from T Sportline that shows a <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/tesla/model+s/">Model S</a> with enough extras to jack its price up to $205,820. Al &amp; Ed's Autosound of West Hollywood, CA, which <a href="http://green.autoblog.com/2009/12/03/la-2009-the-worlds-most-expensive-tesla-roadster/">has a history of such things</a>, did the honors.<br /><br />So here's the recipe. You start witt the $85,900 base price for the 85 kilowatt-hour Model S. That pricetag jumps to $123,770 with goodies such as the "performance plus" set-up (including fiber spoiler and red brake calipers) for a tidy $6,500, "smart air" suspension ($2,250), "tech package" ($3,750), ultra high-fidelity sound system ($2,500), panoramic sunroof ($2,500) and 21-inch grey turbine wheels ($4,500).<br /><br />And then the fun really starts. For instance, those wheels get upgraded to "GhostGold" forged wheels for $7,500, "exterior 3M change wrap" runs $6,000, carbon-fiber body kit goes for $5,250 and the "audiophile upgrade" costs $9,500. Finally, get a load of the "bespoke" made-to-order interior upholstery. That'll run $25,000. And before you know it, you have a mean green machine that's almost twice as expensive as Justin Bieber's chrome <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/fisker/karma/">Fisker Karma</a>. And from a solvent company, no less.<br /><br />Al &amp; Ed's is no stranger to pushing Tesla EVs way out into the proverbial high-rent district. The team <a href="http://green.autoblog.com/2009/12/03/la-2009-the-worlds-most-expensive-tesla-roadster/">used the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show</a> to show off a <a href="http://autoblog.com/tesla/roadster/">Tesla Roadster</a> with about $50,000 worth of goodies were added. <a href="http://green.autoblog.com/2009/08/20/pics-aplenty-al-and-eds-autosound-upgrades-tesla-roadster-interi/">Earlier that year</a>, they customized another Roadster to include, among other things, <a href="http://autoblog.com/mercedes-benz/">Mercedes-Benz</a> leather. We've got archive coverage of those cars but we expect you'll be more interested in the new <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mDKFrSe9mc">video</a> from T Sportline of the swanky Model S <a href="/2014/03/22/worlds-most-expensive-tesla-modes-s-video/#continued">below</a>.<p><a href="http://green.autoblog.com/2014/03/22/worlds-most-expensive-tesla-modes-s-video/" rel="bookmark">Continue reading <em>This is what it takes to make the world's most expensive Tesla Model S</em></a></p><p style="padding:5px;background:#ddd;border:1px solid #ccc;clear:both;"><a href="http://green.autoblog.com/2014/03/22/worlds-most-expensive-tesla-modes-s-video/">This is what it takes to make the world's most expensive Tesla Model S</a> originally appeared on <a href="http://green.autoblog.com">Autoblog Green</a> on Sat, 22 Mar 2014 19:02:00 EST. Please see our <a href="http://www.weblogsinc.com/feed-terms/">terms for use of feeds</a>.</p><h6 style="clear: both; padding: 8px 0 0 0; height: 2px; font-size: 1px; border: 0; margin: 0; padding: 0;"></h6><a href="http://green.autoblog.com/2014/03/22/worlds-most-expensive-tesla-modes-s-video/" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent link to this entry">Permalink</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://green.autoblog.com/forward/20854050/" title="Send this entry to a friend via email">Email this</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://green.autoblog.com/2014/03/22/worlds-most-expensive-tesla-modes-s-video/#comments" title="View reader comments on this entry">Comments</a><div class="feedflare">

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