The Week in Pictures: Tesla's Model X CUV, a Tower of Books, and More

Alex Davies

Alex Davies (@adavies47)
Living / Culture
February 17, 2012

Tesla's Striking New Model

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Tesla Model X

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Finally. It's here. The Tesla Model X CUV, which promises to blend the best traits of SUVs, minivans, and electric vehicles. It's a lot more spacious than we might first think, because a lifetime of gasoline vehicles has trained us to expect certain things.

But the Model X's electric motor is very small and the batteries are in the floor, giving it enough seating space for seven adults and two large trunks (one in front, one in back). This might be the perfect carpooling vehicle.

READ THE FULL STORY: Tesla Finally Unveils Model X Electric Crossover (0-to-60 in Less Than 5 Seconds, Seats 7 Adults, AWD)