Tesla just announced a supercar

It’s called the Model S P85D. It comfortably seats four, more if you’re willing to squeeze in a kid or two.

If your frame of reference for automobiles ended somewhere around the year 2000, the performance of Elon Musk’s hottest all-electric sedan yet would be outright difficult to comprehend. Even today, the numbers put up by this all-wheel-drive hatchback compare favorably with some of the rarest, most exotic, and most expensive vehicles ever made.

The top speed of the P85D is undoubtedly limited to something that won’t send you violently hurtling into another dimension, but let me say it on no uncertain terms: its quoted 0-60mph time of 3.2 seconds is solidly in supercar territory. Acceleration isn’t everything, but it’s something….

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