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    Tesla Model S

    With its futuristic gee-whiz innovation and astonishing performance, the fully-electric Tesla Model S seems like a car from another planet. The Model S was the highest-scoring car we'd ever tested, with its high-performance all-wheel-drive version scoring even higher. As advanced as the Tesla is, what makes it so impressive is how seamlessly it blends into everyday life.
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    Tesla Model S Road Test

    With its futuristic gee-whiz innovation and astonishing performance, the fully-electric Tesla Model S seems like a car from another planet. The Model S was the highest-scoring car we'd ever tested, with its high-performance all-wheel-drive version scoring even higher.

    As advanced as the Tesla is, what makes it so impressive is how seamlessly it blends into everyday life. No other fully-electric car comes close to its 200-mile-plus range, limiting a key compromise inherent with electric cars. The Tesla also happens to be enjoyable to drive, it is brimming with technology and benefits from hatchback practicality. It matches the acceleration of the world's top sports cars mending it with the usability of a family sedan. But compared to other luxury cars brushing with a six-figure price tag, the Tesla's interior quality and seats aren't quite up to par.

    Brutally-quick acceleration is there for the asking. Every Model S provides a brisk takeoff, but the P85D (similar to the current P90D) is the quickest car we've ever tested, needing just 3.5 seconds to go from zero to 60 mph.

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    For an electric car, much hinges on the battery, so that's how the Model S lineup is structured. It all starts with the 60, which gives you a 60-kWh battery and a claim of 218 miles of range. Next step up is the 75, for 259 miles of range, the top 90 gives you 294 miles. The high-performance P90D...
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