The 2013 Tesla Model S is the second year of the electric sport sedan that went into production last June. Silicon Valley startup carmaker Tesla Motors is now producing a few hundred of the cars each week, and rolling out additional versions with different battery pack sizes.
The sleek lines of the Model S seem to remind many of the Jaguar XJ and XF, hardly a bad thing. The interior is simple and straightforward, well made, and dominated by the 17-inch vertical touchscreen display in the center console. Its size, graphics, and speed of response instantly relegate any other car's touchscreen to last year's technology. The size of the Model S display's icons and fonts, along with lightning-fast response, make it as good a system as we've seen.
Though it's considered a sport sedan, the 2013 Model S is actually a large five-door hatchback. Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] offers a pair of rear-facing jump seats in the load bay as an option, suitable only for small children who are willing to wear...
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