31 Jul '13, 9pm

Tesla Motors Aiming For Performance Over Luxury

Tesla Motors Aiming For Performance Over Luxury

Even so, the electric Model S sedan which can cost as little as $62,500 and as much as $94,000, is outselling many conventional competitors’ products. This includes established competitors like the Audi A8, BMW 7-series, and the Mercedes S-Class. It seems the emphasis on performance really helped Tesla make believers, and I don’t doubt that German automakers are scrambling to come up with a cost-effective Tesla competitor of their own. But it’ll be hard to outpace the quick Model S, which dominates everything from the road course to the drag strip , while also being the highest-rated car ever tested by Consumer Reports

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