In creating its first SUV, Tesla could have simply given the unreasonably good Model S a bit of a vertical stretch and called it a day. Instead, the company decided to do something a little bit different, grafting on a pair of “falconwing” doors, which crane skyward at the touch of a button. Iconic statement that will earn this car a place in the history of great designs? Or misguided case of form trumping function? And, just what's the Model X like to drive compared with the generally excellent Model S? Let’s find out.
"Tesla's Model X Is an Astonishing Tech Powerhouse" is from the Fall 2016 issue of CNET.