Tesla unveils its latest electric ride

March 27, 2009

Tesla Motors unveiled the Model S, its newest all-electric car, at a media event outside Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon. Billed as the first mass market highway-ready electric vehicle, the Model S can seat five adults and two children and can go for up to 300 miles on one charge. And, it costs a lot less than Tesla’s Roadster sports car, starting just shy of $50,000 (including a government tax credit). Check out our full story about the Model S unveiling here.

At the event, executives drove the prototype vehicle around the parking lot and into the surrounding neighborhood to show it off. We shot video of some of that, and here it is (forgive us for the guy walking into our shot!). Let us know what you think. Would you buy this car?


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I will buy one when they hit about $22K.

Posted by Stafford | Report as abusive

WOW that is one hot flexible ride,ofcourse anyone would like to have such an exlcusive car like Tesla Unveils,seemingly comfort and safe with the kids to travel for an electric car you are surely worryfree.I’m not sayin it coz the way it look like a movie star car but the way how it will respond you when you drive on the road and thats the most important when it comes to driving the way how your car respond the way you are expecting it.

Posted by sweetsugar | Report as abusive

We just thought we would say electric cars like Tesla, are here to stay and thats definitely E-OK (environmentally OK)

Posted by william B | Report as abusive

I think that these cars would be really good for the environment and ithink if they are selling a car like that they should sell them for cheep so lots of people would buy that car and take the old gas guzzlers off the roads

Posted by lucas | Report as abusive