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Invoice N/A $69,844
N/A 17/28
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Bottom Line There is no direct competition for the 2014 Tesla Model S, now in its third year and still the undisputed king of the growing world of electric cars--and arguably the most advanced luxury sport sedan 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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  • Stunning looks, startling performance
  • Nothing else like it for sale
  • Supercharger quick charging--for free
  • It's a real car


  • Spotty national service coverage
  • Long-term battery life unknown
  • Options can boost price over $100K


  • 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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