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Road Trip 2013 Tesla Model S Paris to London (Ontario) Autos ca

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January 6, 2014

2013 Model S, Paris to London Click image to enlarge

and photos by Michael Bettencourt

Ontario – I always promised my we’d visit Paris day. The Paris Hotel in Las apparently didn’t cut it, even its oh-so-realistic Eiffel Tower. So end of summer road trip Paris and onto London, would be a nice little door-stopper of an overnight getaway, to us over another year we could visit the real

The true destination here was to know the long-distance abilities of the Model S, in this case a edition with the largest 85 kWh With our start and end point in and an overnight in Niagara-on-the-Lake, this $100,000+ Model S is the only car on the Canadian market that cover our entire 372 km second day without using a drop of fuel. All in monk-challenging silence, zero noise, emissions or coming out of the battery-electric Tesla non-existent tailpipes.

The Model S is a relative rarity on Canadian outside Ontario, but sold so in Toronto there are now two permanent showrooms in the city, before planned expansion into and Montreal in 2014. Despite a base price of about for the 60 kWh model, running to about 130 for a fully loaded Performance it was surprisingly the best-selling battery vehicle (BEV) in Canada in

This particular ’13 tester hit an price of $112,920, before the full $8,500 provincial for green plug-in vehicles. To folks, that six-figure tag sounds awfully high for that won’t take you as far as a sub-compact car. But as electric car ourselves, this car is the EV Holy the one that every plug-in aspires to own.

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Plenty of non-plug-in owners it too, considering it garnered the test score ever of 99 out of 100 by the thorough Consumer Reports with the ’07-‘12 Lexus LS which dropped for 2013), it won Car of the Year awards from mags Automobile and Motor – all with virtually no PR or advertising

We also felt a strange connection to the Model S, since it is on the same California grounds as our 2002 Pontiac Vibe, a car going strong as my lonely car that I leave in automaker most weeks, but served for a decade as my wife’s first-ever car and now remembered daily commuter.

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Our overnight stop in Niagara-on-the-Lake was the Hilton, which we chose it offered a Level 2 EVSE and two dedicated, green-painted spots we could park and fill up for These chargers are sprinkled all Niagara Falls and at various in the area, but the 107 km highway distance our place to there is just a past the comfort-zone range of any BEV sold in Canada. In the Tesla, it was sailing all the way, the cruise at 119 km/h, with no range when passing or cranking the

2013 Tesla Model S, to London (Ontario). Click to enlarge

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