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Jaden Smith Drives a 2016 Tesla Model X

Being the son of a Hollywood actor certainly has its perks. 17-year-old Jaden Smith is a case in point. The up-and-coming star who debuted in the 2006 biographical drama The Pursuit of Happyness alongside Will Smith is the owner of one of the most expensive eco-friendly vehicles on the market.
Jaden Smith's Tesla Model X 1 photo
At the 2003 Academy Awards, the Lincoln Town Car played second fiddle to the Toyota Prius. High-profile actors such as Harrison Ford and Cameron Diaz arrived at the Kodak Theatre in Priuses provided by Toyota for the perfect photo-op. But times have definitely changed since the Prius caught on the environmentally conscious world of Hollywood.

With the arrival of the Tesla Model S, hybrids went out of fashion as fast as they were adopted by the elite of the movie industry.

The Model S’ time in the limelight was short-lived, for the Model X became the must-have green machine. From the Instagram print screen above, we learn that one of the first stars to adopt the Model X as the go-to means of transport is Jaden Smith. Better still, the Tesla Model X in P90D form is Jaden’s first car.

The Tesla Model X is in stark contrast to the first car of average people like you and me, something like a hand-me-down Civic with 200,000 miles on the odometer. Because this Model X is a range-topping P90D, you’re looking at a starting price of $134,200 for a similar example to the one Jaden has. One can only imagine how many beat-up Civics they could buy for that mountain of green dollar bills.

From what we know, Jaden Smith is the youngest Tesla Model X owner at the present moment. Good on you, Jaden, and don’t forget that the loud pedal should be treated responsibly. If you step on it like you mean it, the P90D in Ludicrous Mode will propel you to 60 mph (96 km/h) in a mind-bending 3.2 seconds.


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