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Edmunds.com tests Tesla, with mixed results
Edmunds.com tests Tesla, with mixed results

The automotive research company Edmunds.com took a long drive in a Tesla Model S, and has given the electric sedan a decidedly mixed review. In February 2013, the company paid $105,000 (almost double the cost of a base model) to take possession of a 2013 Model S, with the "Performance" trim and other options that included a battery giving the car extra range and a host of adornments like leather trim, custom paint, a sunroof, extra chargers and a high-power wall connector. Then the testers started driving. And they loved it. The testers used words like "supercar fast" and "luxurious." "It’s a really impressive driving experience," said...