Screen Shot 2016-03-08 at 10.27.46 AM

If you ever wondered what raw materials are required to build a Tesla Model S, this informative infographic has some interesting details for you.

Unfortunately, Visual Capitalist, the company behind the infographic didn’t share its sources for the materials listed and Tesla doesn’t disclose much of the information included below, so take it with a grain of salt.

With this said, Visual Capitalist has published several interesting infographics about Tesla in the past, which have been accurate for the most part.

Note that all numbers are based on the 85 kWh battery model, which is now discontinued.

Here it is:


Courtesy of: Visual Capitalist

FTC: We use income earning auto affiliate links. More.

Subscribe to Electrek on YouTube for exclusive videos and subscribe to the podcast.

Stay up to date with the latest content by subscribing to Electrek on Google News. You’re reading Electrek— experts who break news about Tesla, electric vehicles, and green energy, day after day. Be sure to check out our homepage for all the latest news, and follow Electrek on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to stay in the loop. Don’t know where to start? Check out our YouTube channel for the latest reviews.

About the Author

Fred Lambert

Fred is the Editor in Chief and Main Writer at Electrek.

You can send tips on Twitter (DMs open) or via email:

Through, you can check out Fred’s portfolio and get monthly green stock investment ideas.