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2014 Tesla Model S

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Invoice N/A $69,844
N/A 17/28
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Bottom Line Now in its third year, the 2014 Tesla Model S has no direct competitor. It remains the undisputed top choice in the growing world of plug-in electric cars, and there's a good case to be made that it's the most advanced car of any kind on the planet. Read Full Review With TDI range and captivating connectivity, the 2014 Audi A8 adds very long-distance touring to its considerable portfolio of talents. Read Full Review
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  • Striking design, tunning performance
  • Nothing else competes with it
  • Fast-growing Supercharger network
  • Real-world electric car
  • Supercharging is free


  • Only offered in certain states
  • Missing some luxury features
  • Pricey options boost bottom line
  • Battery life unknown so far


  • Styling's subdued, but not soporific
  • Cockpit has real panache
  • All-day comfort from front seats--delivered 18 or 22 ways
  • Stealthy S8's fabulous twin-turbo power
  • Geeky in-car data services


  • Knee room in relative short supply in SWB A8
  • Dynamic mode's a bit hefty in feel
  • MMI requires training
  • Google Earth, Bluetooth, voice: is it too much information?
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