The Tesla Model S is so revolutionary and advanced, it's like a car from another planet. That planet happens to be Silicon Valley, where this startup automaker has its headquarters and is run by the same CEO as Space X, the space exploration company with visions of flying to Mars.
The Model S requires no excuses -- electric car or not. That's why the Model S is the best-scoring car that we've ever tested, with the high-performance P85D variant scoring even higher.
And while you might expect a startup company to focus on acing a spec chart, the Model S gets the more subtle elements of motoring right: The Model S rides comfortably, it carves corners with military precision, stops on a dime, and is one of the quietest cars we've ever driven. And it's no one-trick pony, making for a practical family machine with seats for five adults plus two kids in an optional third-row seat.