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Tesla Model S

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2015 Tesla Model S What's new for 2015? 
2015 Tesla Model S

Tesla updates its cars more like Apple updates its iPhones, issuing software updates frequently, and the occasional gotta-have-it hardware changes whenever it darn well feels like it. This year, along with the software, is a new all-wheel-drive P85D model that literally offers "Insane" acceleration.

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2014 Tesla Model S What's new for 2014? 
2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla model year changes do not coincide with updates and improvements. Rather, Tesla simply adds features and options as they become technically feasible. Hence the center console data screen shows fields for blind-spot warning, lane-departure warning and all-wheel drive, all desirable, but with none not yet offered on the 2014 car.

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2013 Tesla Model S What's new for 2013? 
2013 Tesla Model S

For 2013, the Model S now has the ability to receive over the air software updates, providing buyers with new features and services as they become available.

About Tesla Model S

Designed from the start as an EV, the 2015 Tesla Model S is a roomy 5-passenger electric sedan boasting excellent cargo room with advantages in range and performance that its rivals can't touch. Tesla itself is run more like a tech company than an automaker, making for a unique ownership experience that could hint at the future of the auto industry. For now though, the Tesla Model S stands alone, with its long cruising range and network of "Supercharger" charging stations taking some of the guesswork out of recharging. This year, the all-wheel-drive, high-performance P85D Model S debuts. It can blow the doors off virtually any sedan you'd care to mention...and a lot of supercars as well.

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Consumer Reviews

Love this car

By on Saturday, June 06, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 18,500

10 10.0
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Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "VERY fun to drive. Safe and longest driving range"

Cons: "Seats are a bit spartan."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I drive over 80 miles every day in ATL bumper to bumper traffic and this car handles everything Atlanta throws at it. The automatic cruise control has saved me from being in several accidents. The supercharger network is just about perfect for me driving to Auburn, around in ATL and Decatur there is plenty of superchargers available. Only wish there was 1 in Augusta. Supercharger charge rate from 50 miles range to 200 is about 45 minutes and it is free. I have the Tesla in-home 80 amp charger installed too. I just hook it up when I get home and when I need to go somewhere the Tesla is charged up ready to go. Power usage for us is about $60 a month driving 80-100 miles a day. WAY cheaper than the $400 a month in gasoline expense! Tesla Needs to have a better console although upgrade is available for $600 which I'll be installing. Tesla needs a better standard stereo and I hear the upgraded stereo is not much better. However the stereo is better than what was in my Volvos. We also have a leaf which we enjoy for short hops but the range is only useful for driving to work and back (barely). Driving it always leaves me wishing to take the Tesla instead so we'll probably be buying a second one soon."

9 people out of 9 found this review helpful

WHEN A DREAM BECOMES REALITY

By on Tuesday, June 23, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 72,000

10 10.0
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Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "50 characters is not enough."

Cons: "Tires last about 25,000 miles or less."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Do the math... *Gas was $700/mo... now zero. *No engine to maintain. *Electric bill before Model S was $250 and rising. *Solar panels and night charging... *electric bill is now $150. *Price of a 400 mile round trip via Superchargers = $4 [$0.11/kw to refill the battery at home after the journey.] *Time savings not going to gas stations, oil changes, service. *72,000 miles and 30 months later we love our Model S almost as much as the day we got it."

4 people out of 4 found this review helpful

Awesome car

By on Saturday, May 04, 2013

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 300

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Efficiency, touch controls and a joy to drive"

Cons: "Too few cup holders, missing a couple features"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I've driven lots of nice cars, from BMW's to Porsche's, and my Model S is the best car I've ever owned or driven. To be able to combine the performance of an exceptional sports car with comfort of a luxury car AND the efficiency better than any hybrid is what I find to be most remarkable. Range is the biggest compromise, but my range so far has been close to rated (200+ miles on regular charge with the 85kw battery and limited use of climate control), which is fine for me 95% of the time (will swap with my wife's car for longer trips where I don't want to worry about it). Also, love the touch screen center stack...definitely ahead of its time and it works great. The car has a feel of quality. Yes, it's missing some features (parking sensors, blind spot monitor, etc), but the sum of the car more than makes up for the lack of a couple missing options. I have also had a couple minor hiccups -- defective 3G antenna needed to be replaced and waiting on a fix to the tire pressure warning that keeps popping up, but overall, I love the car. Best advise for anyone doubting the performance or otherwise on the fence is to drive the car."

90 people out of 94 found this review helpful