Tesla’s Model S begins street testing

Tesla’s progress on the Model S is going so well, their working prototype has begun a whole new batch of testing.

2012 Tesla Model S

2012 Tesla Model S

The Tesla Model S has been taken to the road for the first time ever as it begins street testing.

In showcasing the event, the company has been kind enough to release a video of the luxury sports sedan on the move.

Testing seems to be taking place in the natural habitat for enthusiast drivers, a smooth road littered with corners every step of the way.

2012 Tesla Model S

2012 Tesla Model S

In these conditions the electrically powered sports sedan seems to manage more than admirably as it turns with no noticeable body roll and grips the road in a composed manner.

What is sort of eerie for this sort of driving is how the Tesla Model S doesn’t make any noise at all. All you can hear is a bit of wind noise and a fair amount of tire roar as the event is shot from outside the car.

This advancement in testing probably means that the Tesla Model S is well within schedule and that means its launch will come in the second quarter of 2012, as planned.

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