Out of 28 of the latest and greatest cars on the market Automobile Magazine announced 2012 Tesla Model S was given this coveted award of ‘Automobile’ Car Of The Year.

The electric powertrain offering all-electric range, sleek design, luxurious and tech-filled interior trumpped out the 2013 Cadillac ATS, 2013 Ford Fusion, 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S and 2013 BMW M5,

To prove how fast the car is, they did a drag race to 100 miles per hour with the Tesla and the new M5, and the Model S won.

The 265-mile driving range and 17-inch touch-screen display won points for the car, too.