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1. Tesla Model S

STARTING PRICE: $71,200

1. Tesla Model S

What’s New?

For the most part, the newest model of the Tesla S is iterative of the one before it in aesthetics, and there’s an increase in the car’s overall power and length of a charge along with its software. Regardless of its price tag, the Tesla Model S is unquestionably in a league of its own, indeed. Moreover, it is not only one of the best cars Tesla has ever manufactured but it also boasts an insane performance and great efficiency.

Exterior Features

First of all, the exterior of the Tesla model S is made up of steel and variable intermittent rain sensing glass. The 19” alloy wheels sit on low-profile all-season tires. Moreover, with specialty priced features, you can get an all glass panoramic roof. Lastly, this vehicle comes in blue metallic, pearl white, red, silver metallic, solid black, solid white and titanium metallic.

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Interior Features

The car’s passenger and driver seats are 8-way powered seats with built-in heaters and lumbar support. Also, these seats are leather or cloth and have height adjustments. Most importantly, split folding rear back opens for more cargo space. Above all, the leather steering wheel has built-in controls for the climate control. Not to mention, the video monitor controls the premium 7-speaker sound system.

Technology

Obviously, this Tesla features both Wireless Bluetooth Telematics and hands-free calling. Further, there is a forward facing and a rearview camera, electronic speed-proportional power steering, front/rear parking sensors, and a compass. Equally important, the Model S takes advantage of remote key-less entry and 4 one-touch power windows.

Engine/ Fuel Efficiency

By all means, the Model S engine is electric and also pushes the vehicle at 382 MPH. Moreover, there is a top speed of 130 MPH and 325 lb. -ft. of torque. Finally, the engine uses a rear wheel drive, 1-speed direct transmission, and the EPA fuel efficiency is 89 MPG.

Safety

Not only does the Tesla Model S take advantage of its 4-wheel ABS, front, rear head airbags, dual front side-mounted airbags but it also has a remote anti-theft alarm system, rear center 3-point belt, and traction control.

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