Tesla, the electric sports car maker, launched "Model X," its latest electric car on Thursday.

The car has features like lift up doors which the company calls "falcon-wing," doors and based on the Model S platform.

Model X is claimed to have a faster acceleration than a Porsche 111, with just 4.4 seconds to 0 to 60 miles per hour.

The latest electric vehicle from Tesla has a seating capacity of seven people with more space than a regular sports utility vehicle, claimed the company.

The company is planning to start production by late 2013 and the delivery of the vehicle by 2014. However Tesla has not revealed its UK release date so far.

Check out the "falcon-wing," Model X here: