The Tesla is just another car. When you get down to it, it’s a manufactured to serve a utilitarian purpose. It gets you from Point A to Point B. All cars are designed to do this, and so is a Tesla.
Like many prestige brands, Tesla speaks to certain people. From the design enthusiast to the tech geek, Tesla touches a live wire that sparks electric excitement. To be sure, there are other plug-in electric vehicles and many of them are just as capable at the Point A to Point B thing. Heck you could even argue that competitor hybrids provide nearly as much eco savings with greater utility than the pricey Tesla offerings.
While a damn fine vehicle, the Tesla is not the greatest car, not the most aesthetically pleasing vehicle, or even the most innovative one. It’s a top scorer in every category, but certainly not the final word in transportation. There have been better designs and there will be better cars.
So, really, why are we all so excited about the Tesla? Continue reading