Living with the Tesla Model S in the real world

Chris Ziegler travels to L.A. to put the Tesla Model S electric sedan through its paces.

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24 thoughts on “Living with the Tesla Model S in the real world

  • April 14, 2017 at 5:16 am

    This absolutely sucked. Worst video that The Verge has ever put out.

  • May 13, 2017 at 1:11 pm

    Here I am thinking I am a well rounded human being, I'm 25 yo and this is the first time ever as I breathe on mother earth that I have heard this word – Discombobulating – I had to pause and consult google. There's a lot to learn in this world obviously. Wow!

  • May 19, 2017 at 3:20 am

    i'am sick about this people talking about tesla model S.this model is to Fu(king Rich about tesla model 3 maybe million people???????

  • July 9, 2017 at 4:11 am

    today when I see a Tesla I see them as the same luxury as Ferraris.

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  • July 11, 2017 at 9:23 pm

    Nice video. You may want to view a few Youtube health videos and see what they say about fast food and ..well its negative effects on health

  • July 29, 2017 at 2:22 pm

    Whoa look at all these Americans. Being so rude and body shaming this guy. Ok he told whatever he felt about the car. You can be nice too. Really feeling bad for him.

  • August 1, 2017 at 9:12 am

    Ah, The Verge always sells it's soul to the largest company in any business and tries to trash talk anything that can destory that big company cough Ford BMW *Apple*..

  • August 17, 2017 at 12:06 pm

    For the Model 3 to really work well, the supercharger network needs significant expansion. Glad to see the regen effect is helpful in real life and not just some gimmick. Range anxiety is real.

  • November 26, 2017 at 5:01 am

    Lmao, it took them two days to do a trip that anyone else can do in 1 day. Also, he should get out of the Tesla and onto a Bicycle 🚲

  • December 5, 2017 at 9:34 pm

    Electric cars are a stupid idea as long as most electricity comes from burning coal.
    So until solar power or an alternative power source pops up, you can keep your 6831 18650s and shove them up your ass.
    And the car's range HAD to be effected by the 275 pounds of nuggets and coagulated honey mustard it was lugging around.
    And who's gonna buy a $70,000 car when the Hyper Loop can make that same journey in 20 minutes? Oh wait, right, that's another stupid idea. My bad.

  • December 6, 2017 at 11:19 pm

    Have you ever heard of a car running out of petrol? What anxiety and pollution. (besides the more dirty business of manufacturing batteries and the disposal) Battery technology is way older than petrol to power things. Hybrids or other should be the future. The Tesla is a technological marvel and innovative but, old impractical power. This man is the symbol for athleticism.

  • December 6, 2017 at 11:31 pm

    At the moment there isnt enough free charging stations. If you live work near by then an electric car is perfect. But if you wanna travel far maybe get a plug in EV like the i3 or volt.
    What tesla is doing is great once more super chargers are out its perfect but the car cost a lot. Wait 10 or 20more years and EV will be way better. As for now get a Plug in car best of both worlds.

  • December 17, 2017 at 7:50 pm

    And that is the 2013 version with 2013 Supercharger network!

  • January 10, 2018 at 8:36 am

    What ever happened to Chris Ziegler?

  • January 14, 2018 at 7:36 pm

    Can’t help but feel that this fool doesn’t know what he’s doing, and through that making the model S seem not as good.

  • January 24, 2018 at 6:14 am

    Disliked because you spat your gum on the ground and I believe that should be discouraged. Have a good day.

  • February 21, 2018 at 11:43 pm

    What model s was the driver using? Does anyone know?

  • March 4, 2018 at 6:00 am

    you should have charged for even 15 minutes in Santa Barbara. Obviously going uphill and taking advantage of the acceleration is going to take away extra charge. It's not just about saving the planet, it's about your driving style. Also- did you engage the auto pilot at all on the freeway? which uses way way less energy……… but anyhow……….here is hoping your Tesla isn't just sitting in the driveway……you need to learn to drive it- it's a totally different vehicle

  • April 25, 2018 at 1:41 am

    Love the Tesla Car but need more things to improve… like charging time and inside space 🙁

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