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Unprecedented Safety Of Tesla Model S In Action — Crashed Into Truck Trailer, Lifted It Off The Ground, Yet Driver Walked Away Independently

December 1st, 2016 | by James Ayre

The Tesla Model S was designed to be the safest car in its segment, going by comments made by company execs including CEO Elon Musk. Its NHTSA crash test ratings were the highest in history — with 5 stars in every single category and a combined score of 5.4 (unofficial since official scores don't go above 5). Going by its performance in the real world to date, the goal and the rating seem to have lived up to the hype



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