So what exactly did they like and hate about the iPhone 5S of the electric vehicle world? Well, if you take into account that the Model S has been recently sold after 17 months of ownership, things aren't as great as one might expect. In its in-depth wrap-up article, the motoring publication hints that a lot of bits and bobs failed, but most repair jobs were covered by warranty or goodwill. Curious about them?
The driver's door opened spontaneously and the fix was an all-new handle, the iPad-like touchscreen froze on a number of occasions, creaking sounds started to come from the steering wheel, the taillight fogged up and more. On two occasions, the Model S P85 simply turned off and was brought back to life thanks to a drive unit and main battery, while the vanity mirror hinges cracked twice.
Even the sunroof refused to open at one point, so clearly, there are a few glitches that need to be addressed by the Californian carmaker. If you want to find out the full story, including the good points of owning such a vehicle, then follow this link and read through to catch on what made Edmunds sell the Tesla Model S P85 after 30,300 miles for $83,000. You will be very surprised by some things.