Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he'll be driving cross country in a Model S with his five young boys to demonstrate the company's "supercharger" network.
The car had already earned the magazine's best-ever test score but, with reliability survey data now in hand, the magazine gives its official nod.
After the Model S won MotorTrend's Car of the Year and got a fantastic review from Consumer Reports, it aced the government's crash tests and Tesla is making a profit.
With the Model S, Tesla took full advantage of electric power to create a different kind of car.
CNNMoney took a Tesla Model S on a test drive from Washington D.C. to Boston. The all-electric car drove 450 miles with two stops to recharge at Tesla's Supercharger stations in Delaware and Connecticut.
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