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We dream up our road trip fantasy rides

Life on the Road: Choosing the Right Car for Any Road Trip

When it’s time to make tracks — whether you’re escaping the daily grind or heading to the next adventure — few things will make or break your time on the open road more than the vehicle you’re piloting. Sometimes it’s best to tailor your ride to the destination; sometimes, the car itself should play more of a starring role in your road trip story than your map waypoints do. Why not go all out? From fun-to-fling to made-to-cruise to needs-to-be-seen, we dreamed up our ten fantasy road trip cars, one ideal for every getaway.

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Silicon Valley Sport Utility

Tesla Model X

A 7-passenger, all-wheel drive electric crossover with gull-wing doors that hits 60 mph in 4.4 seconds? Sounds like stuff of the future. Not for Elon Musk. The storied CEO of Tesla motors, who unveiled the Model X ($50,000+) this morning announced that the third Tesla model will be available in early 2014 and manufactured alongside…

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Green Heat

Tesla Roadster 2.5

Tesla, the storied American manufacturer of lean, green, electrified machines has unveiled their latest iteration of their single-product lineup with the Roadster 2.5 ($101,500). The Tesla Roadster 2.5 receives a facelift comprised of a redesigned grille, rear bumper with diffuser, improved interior with 7″ touchscreen display, and backup camera. The changes impart the hand-built carbon…