James May's Tesla Model S has failed!

Time away from the car has led to an issue...

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James May has had his Tesla Model S for a while, and until now there have been little-to-no issues with the big electric saloon car. But after taking time away from the bunker to film the next episode of The Grand Tour, a gremlin has crept into James' EV. Let him explain...

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Comments (102)

  • In true TG/GT fashion. The electrics have an issue.

      1 month ago
  • If you can afford to leave a car sitting for so long the battery dies, you can afford to fit a trickle charger before it goes flat

      1 month ago
  • I wonder if the other Tesla models have that same design flaw. Idiotic will be putting it mildly...

      1 month ago
  • Ahh Tesla, so many people went on and on about how good the cars were, how they were better than all the German brands, how crazy the fanboys went at everything and anything Tesla. And in so familiar way to every small car maker, they go wrong.

      1 month ago
    • Well it's nothing unusual, just they decided not to give easy access to the battery for whatever reason.

        1 month ago
    • It’s interesting James mentions this because my Uncle had a similar issue with his Model S. It died after he parked it for a week. He now has a Taycan, that hasn’t gone wrong even though it’s been parked for two months.

        1 month ago
  • Another reason not to buy a Tesla!

      1 month ago
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