Tesla Model S awarded Motor Trend’s 2013 Car of the Year

The new Tesla Model S has been named Motor Trend’s 2013 Car of the Year. To take the award, the Model S had to receive a unanimous vote from the panel of Motor Trend judges and guest judges. It also had to beat out the 11 finalists including the Porsche Boxster, BMW 3-series, Lexus GS, and Subaru BRZ.

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“Our aspiration with the Model S was to show that an electric car truly can be better than any gasoline car, which is a critical step towards the widespread adoption of sustainable transport,” said Elon Musk, Tesla Motors co-founder and CEO. “Nothing illustrates this more clearly than winning Motor Trend’s Car of the Year by unanimous decision against a field of exceptional competitors.”

Congrats to Tesla.

– By: Omar Rana