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That is sweet looking. I really like the sedan design but the hatchback trunk! That is an awesome design.

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Indeed... looks very convincing. Is it a plug-in hybrid or all-electric?
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Indeed... looks very convincing. Is it a plug-in hybrid or all-electric?
It is all electric.

300 mile radius

45 minute quick charge

http://www.teslamotors.com/models/index.php

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45-minute charge is pretty impressive. Is that why it costs so much?

I still prefer the idea of a plug-in hybrid. Never run out of juice that way.
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The price asterisk is interesting.

Model S
Base Price $49,900 *




*The anticipated base price of the Model S is $57,400


Very nice car, however. I do like the new technology. Do we know what the materials are for the skin?

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It is all electric.

300 mile radius

45 minute quick charge


http://www.teslamotors.com/models/index.php

We'll see about that:

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The price asterisk is interesting.

Model S
Base Price $49,900 *




*The anticipated base price of the Model S is $57,400


Very nice car, however. I do like the new technology. Do we know what the materials are for the skin?
I think there's a $7,500+ federal tax credit involved in that asterisk...

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