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10 Best 2017 All-Wheel-Drive Sports Cars

1. Tesla Model S P100D

It’s no surprise that Tesla, a company pursuing the perfection of electric high performance cars, is offering one of the quickest brand new cars available for purchase. Let us introduce you to the 2017 Tesla Model S P100D.

The Model S P100D and the Porsche 911 Turbo S are neck-and-neck for the official title of the quickest new car consumers can get their hands on. Starting at $134,500, the Model S P100D earns every last dollar with its ability to go 0-60 in 2.5 seconds, an autopilot feature unlike any other, and an average range of 315 miles per charge powered by its 100-kWh battery. For comparison, Nissan uses a 30-kWh battery in their all-electric Leaf.

Tesla equipped the Model S P100D with a 17” touchscreen that controls most functions of the car—talk about a smart car! Tesla doesn’t just want to keep you stylish, they vow to keep you and your family safe with eight airbags, reinforced steel rails around the body, and a high voltage power source that is automatically disconnected in the event of an accident. What else could you possibly want? Maybe you want enhanced performance in all weather conditions? Don’t worry because the Model S P100D has that too. Plus, its unique electric drivetrain lowers the center of gravity resulting in improved handling in all weather conditions and a minimized risk of rollovers.

About Chuck Giametta

This nationally recognized, award-winning writer brings to Carpreview.com two decades of automotive testing and reporting for newspapers, books, magazines, and the Internet. The former Executive Auto Editor of Consumer Guide, Chuck has covered cars for HowStuffWorks.com, Collectible Automobile magazine, and the Publications International Ltd. automotive book series. This ex-newspaper reporter has also appeared as an automotive expert on network television and radio. He’s a charter member of the Midwest Automotive Media Association, the president of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Media association, and a juror for the annual Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year awards. Chuck writes from Colorado Springs, Colo. If you have a question for Chuck, write to him at [email protected]