55 Things I Love About The Tesla Model S

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  1. Made in the USA.
  2. Zero emissions.
  3. You can have the car on in your garage – and not commit suicide.
  4. Automobile Magazine‘s 2013 Car of the Year, a unanimous decision.
  5. Driving by gas stations and just smiling.
  6. It’s sexy as hell.
  7. You are actually happy to catch a yellow light so you can be first out on the green.
  8. As much storage space as my old Explorer SUV.
  9. Motor Trend “Car of the Year 2013.”
  10. With the low center of gravity it has amazing handling and is almost impossible to flip.
  11. No oil leaks in my garage.
  12. No oil changes.
  13. Hardly ever using the brakes since the regenerative braking does the work & recharges the battery.
  14. You actually invent reasons to drive.
  15. Time Magazine Best 25 Inventions of the Year 2012 award.
  16. The feeling you are driving the future, right freaking now.
  17. 265 miles on one charge.
  18. Zero to 60 in about 4 seconds with the P85 version. The new P85D is even faster, 3.2 seconds.
  19. Free coast to coast driving with the Tesla SuperCharger network.
  20. It’s more practical than most ugly mini-vans.
  21. 4 doors, 2 trunks & massive storage areas.
  22. So much room you could even sleep in the back like this.
  23. Consumer Reports gave the Model S a score of 99 out of 100, its highest ever.
  24. You wake up every morning with a full charge.
  25. I’m NOT subsidizing foreign oil and funding the terrorists.
  26. Safest car ever tested by the NHTSA.
  27. Getting a quick follow-up call from the exceptionally customer focused Tesla Service Center.
  28. The random “thumbs up” you get pulling up to a stop light.
  29. 2013 World Green Car of the Year.
  30. Cooling off the Tesla remotely before I get in with the Tesla mobile app.
  31. Unlimited Internet music and radio.
  32. Consumer Reports survey of owner satisfaction produced a score of 99 out of 100, “the highest the magazine has seen in years.”
  33. Marveling at how quiet the car is.
  34. Laughing at the online haters, most of who will change their tune once they experience a Tesla in person.
  35. It seats 5 very comfortably.
  36. Two people can easily sleep in the back with the seats down AND have the A/C or heat running all night to keep you comfortable.
  37. The air conditioning works really well, even in the sweltering Phoenix AZ summers.
  38. The sound system is incredible.
  39. HomeLink which has both my garage door openers programmed and automatically pops up when I approach.
  40. When I walk away from the car it locks automatically.
  41. That the Air Suspension remembers (with GPS) where you need it raised to get over curbs or bumps.
  42. Tesla is run by Elon Musk, the boy wonder who also runs SpaceX and SolarCity. Can you say Henry Ford and Steve Jobs rolled into one?
  43. When I return to the car the handles pop out and unlock automatically.
  44. Freaking out kids when you show them the “engine” and it’s the front trunk.
  45. I no longer worry about trying to cluster my trips to save gas.
  46. My used 2012 Tesla gets automatic updates and is just as current as a brand new car.
  47. Tesla’s 8 year unlimited milage warranty for both the battery and drive train/engine.
  48. The Panoramic Sunroof blocks out the sun when you want, but is much larger than most when you want it open.
  49. It’s as easy to charge as your cell phone.
  50. Knowing you will never buy another gas vehicle ever again.
  51. That the engine is about the size of a watermelon, has one gear and is very simple.
  52. No tailpipe.
  53. 2 USB ports, plus a regular Cigarette Lighter Adapter.
  54. Bluetooth access on your phone that pulls up on the 17″ touchscreen.
  55. As much as I love the Model S, I want the Model X even more!


What about you?  What do you love about the Tesla Model S?