27 Aug '15, 3pm

Consumer Reports Says Tesla Model S P85D is the Best Car It’s Ever Tested

Consumer Reports Says Tesla Model S P85D is the Best Car It’s Ever Tested

The Tesla Model S P85D can add another item to its long list of bragging rights. The regular Model S version of this all-electric luxury sedan was already the best car Consumer Reports had ever tested, earning an almost unheard of near-perfect score of 99 points. But the higher-performance P85D variant topped that, driving away with a raw score of 103. Consumer Reports’ scale only goes up to 100, so they actually had to alter the scoring system to accommodate this new benchmark. Part of why this all-wheel-drive sedan did so well is that it took the evaluators’ breath away with its speed. With a measured zero-to-60 time of just 3.5 seconds, it’s the quickest car they have ever evaluated. Tesla advertises that it can blitz to 60 miles an hour in 3.1 seconds, or 2.8 as the “P90D” with a “Ludicrous Speed Upgrade” and 90-kilowatt-hour battery. However, raw acceleration is not t...

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