5 Reasons Why Tesla Model S Changes Everything


Tesla Model S. Safest in the World

Tesla Model S. Safest car in America!

Why does the Tesla Model S change everything? Well, for those who don’t already know, let’s point to 5 reasons why the Model S changes the game, according to CAR Magazine.

Tesla Model S Interior & 17" Touch Screen Display.

Tesla Model S Interior & 17″ Touch Screen Display.

1. The Tesla Model S is Car By Tech Company

Face it. Everywhere you look in the Model S, there is something new and innovative that no other auto manufacturer has done before. The Model S was designed and built from the ground up to originally be an electric car, versus taking an existing vehicle with an ICE and building it into an electric car.

Tech is front and center in the Model S.  Didn’t you see that 17-inch touchscreen?  Or haven’t you heard of the Model S’ ability to update over the air?

2. The Model S’ Touchscreen is Breathtaking

Adding to that list, The Model S’ Touchscreen (aside from the window and mirror functions, the hazard lights, and the glove compartment release) controls all of the functions that are standard and available as options… all of them.. Literally. What if something were to happen with the touchscreen? Unlikely.. though you are in luck since you can control all of the main functions on the steering wheel buttons and scroll wheels on each side. One of the reasons for this touchscreen is that the Model S releases a firmware update from time to time… Instead of a tacky small screen with buttons, the entire firmware gets a refresh with added goodies… Staying up-to-date for years to come.

3. They’ve made it blooming good to drive

It’s virtually silent. It’s smooth. It’s comfortable. It’s roomy. It’s practical… And it’s fast!

Tesla Model S P85D

Tesla Model S P85D

4. The Model S is the first electric car with a realistic range

The Model S has a range from 208 miles – 295 miles depending on battery pack and RWD or Dual-Motor AWD.  That’s the highest range of any electric car on the market today. Many BEV’s have a range of ~ 100 miles. Going somewhere further that exceeds the range of the Model S? Tesla Motors has its “Supercharger” network which is rapidly growing, giving you nationwide free driving. The Supercharger gives you an 80% charge in 30-40 minutes.

5. It’s not gimmicky. This car is a game changer

Take everything listed above and then add this… We have had ICE vehicles for awhile now, right? When was someone going to decide that we need something else? What happens when our oil supply runs out? It’s time for something else. And that “something else” needs to be done correctly. Who would have thought that a company that didn’t even exist ~11 years ago would be the company to bring us this something else and to do it so well.

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Have anything to add? Tell us in the comments below.

Tesla Model S In UK.

Tesla Model S In UK.

Source: CAR

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5 responses to "5 Reasons Why Tesla Model S Changes Everything"
  1. Lensman says:

    Why paraphrase a perfectly good article at length, instead of just reprinting it?

    The original is better written:


  2. CD says:

    I enjoyed this article because I don’t read CAR Magazine. I do read InsideEV’s though. It’s always uplifting to hear about EV’s and how they are taking off all around the World. Tesla and other manufactures just need to 1.) increase range, and 2.) get more of them on the street so that the motoring public can see them. It would be sweet to drive down the roads here in the Phoenix area and see an EV about every 5-10 cars. That might fire some people up!

  3. Roger Hudson says:

    As a reason, What about the sheer pleasure of driving around knowing it costs nothing, knowing it’s helping delay the relentless clogging up of our atmosphere, and knowing it reduces the spending power of a bunch of spoilt sheiks.

  4. Jack says:

    Great post Roger, well summed up.

  5. Add – this point – because it drives other Automakers EV Product to get better, or at least show how it is not better than Tesla!