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11 Best 2017 All-Wheel Drive Sedans

9. 2017 Tesla S75D

Tesla’s all-electric brand uses dual motor all-wheel drive systems on models such as the Model S75D. The D at the end of the model signifies dual motor. The 75 signifies the battery capacity in terms of kWh. It can travel about 259 miles on a full charge. The S75D is a five-door liftback, similar to the GT BMW models. Tesla is revolutionizing the all-electric market proving to consumers they can provide even better handling and speed than gas-powered vehicles.

Starting at around $79,500, the S75D has an all around out of this world design that highlights:

  • One of the quietest rides through studio quality sound dynamics
  • 17-inch touchscreen that slants towards the driver for convenience
  • Steel and aluminum reinforcements to maximize safety
  • Power sources automatically disconnect in the event of an accident
  • Back up camera
  • Real time navigation

Tesla estimates costs at around $4.00 for every 100-mile charge. They also offer a competitive warranty that includes a limited warranty for 4 years or 50,000 miles and 8 years with no mileage cap on the battery. There are comparable cars to the performance and luxury status of the Tesla S75D, but this AWD is truly one of a kind. The Model S also offers a dual motor 60D, 90D, and P100D. The line starts around $73,000 with the S60D.

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