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Over the years, I've driven every car Tesla has ever produced. They've all been good, but features of individual models have stood out. Here's a rundown of what I love about the Tesla original Roadster, the Model S, and the Model X, and the Model 3. I wrote my first words about Tesla in January 2008. In the ten years since, the company has gone from selling one car to selling three, and from delivering a few thousand vehicles the early 2010s to 250,000 in 2018. As it turns out, I've driven every model the company has ever sold, starting with the now-discontinued original Roadster to the highest-spec version of the new Model 3 sedan. Read more: Tesla's $2,000 price cut doesn't mean it has a demand problem. Each of the vehicles has its particular charms, quirks, and appealing features. I found myself reflecting on them at the beginning of 2019 as we look forward to some new machines from Elon Musk's plucky automaker: the Model Y SUV, a new Roadster, and perhaps even a pickup truck. Here are all my favorite features on all the Tesla's I've driven: FOLLOW US: On Facebook for more car and transportation content! SEE ALSO: Tesla's core business of selling Model S and Model X vehicles is holding up, but no one is paying attention 1. Original Roadster. The first Tesla to hit the road, this straightforward electric sports car captured hearts and changed minds — an EV didn't have to be a glorified golf cart! Now discontinued, the original Roadster can still be picked up used. Read the review. It's still my favorite Tesla, although the Model 3 has me rethinking that position. I love its open-air style. But what I truly adore is the simple joy of driving it. The speed is electric lightening: 0-60 mph in under 4 seconds. And the feedback-heavy steering is point and shoot. Driving this car of the future is surprisingly old-school. See the rest of the story at Business Insider