Tesla test drives have been banned in the state of Iowa… But a few Model S owners had something special in store for Iowa Residents.

Model S owners (mainly from Minnesota & a few from Iowa who ordered their Teslas online) joined together last month to offer Iowa Residents free test drives and rides in their very own Model S' (read our original report here).

I was given a last-minute notification regarding this event, & like Nike's old slogan "Just Do It", I ventured out to Des Moines, Iowa to cover the event first hand.

Additional media coverage of the event can be found at Road & Track, KCCI, WHOtv, GAS2, Clean Technica, & Business Insider.  So, yes, it was a big event that drew ample attention from the media.

Aside from all that, there 's one other reason why I ventured out to Des Moines… (Click here to find out why)