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Tesla Model X

8/10
Overall verdict

The Top Gear car review:Tesla Model X

£80,350£168,730

Driving

What is it like on the road?

Tesla Model X white front

It’s a bubble of serenity on the road, gliding beautifully on its 22-inch rims. That’s a heck of a trick. It’s well behaved around corners for the most part, as all the mass of the vehicle is located below floor level, meaning body control is assured, roll is contained. But don’t push it – the brakes are a weak point, there’s little steering feel and it’s colossally heavy, so puts a heavy burden on its tyres. But this being a Tesla, it would rather do the driving for you. Autonomous mode is a better party trick than the ability to get to 62mph in under three seconds. Naturally, being electric, there is also a load of torque for you to surf around on. 

 

Wildcard

How about something completely different?

Wildcard

7/10

Toyota Prius

£24,095£33,840
Seven seats in an unusual-looking package with electric drive? Toyota Prius Plus. Job done.
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