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2013 Tesla Model S: Hidden Door

April 11, 2013

2013 Tesla Model S

It was my first time charging our Model S. I pulled up to the charging station and spent a good five minutes circling the car, looking for the door to its charge port. Where could it be?

Then I figured that, like everything else on this high-tech luxury cruiser, the door was probably operated via touchscreen. I was right.

There on the touchscreen display was a control that allowed me to open the door. I tapped my finger on the screen and heard a little pop of surrender, which let me know the cunningly concealed door had finally revealed itself.

Aesthetically, the hidden door is in perfect harmony with the Model S's clean, sleek approach to design.

2013 Tesla Model S

Warren Clarke, Automotive Content Editor

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