#293 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E First Impressions; Redesigned Tesla Model S

published 4 months ago by Consumer Reports

This week we discuss the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E all-electric SUV, sharing our first impressions on the driving dynamics, the screen-dominated interior, and if we think it is worthy of the Mustang badge. Tesla recently unveiled big changes to its Model S sedan and Model X SUV, introducing a yoke-style steering wheel, and foregoing turn signal and gear selector stalks in favor of touch capacitive buttons and screen controls. We speculate what these changes will mean for drivers, and touch on other EV-related topics, including maintaining electric vehicle battery health, if electric cars wear out tires faster than a traditional vehicle, and what all this new technology means for auto reliability.     ----------------------------------- Have a question for our experts? Leave a comment on this episode, or reach out to us directly!   From your iOS device, iMessage us at TalkingCars@icloud.com to send a photo, video, or text directly to the Talking Cars team!   We love to feature our viewers on the show, so submit video questions at    Subscribe to Talking Cars on Spotify:      SHOW NOTES ----------------------------------- 00:00 - Introduction 00:31 - Redesigned Tesla Model S 07:50 - 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E First Impressions 21:15 - Question #1: Could EV technology improve overall reliability of cars in the future? 23:39 - Question #2: Do Teslas and other EVs wear out tires more than regular cars? 25:54 - Question #3: What is the proper way of maintaining an electric vehicle’s battery health?   ----------------------------------  First Drive: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Is a Thrilling New Breed   2019 LA Auto Show: 2020 Ford Mustang Mach-E   First Look: Update Tesla Model S Gains Range, Power, and Radical Interior Changes   Tesla Full Self-Driving Review   4K Review: 2016 Tesla Model S Quick Drive   2016 Tesla Model X Quick Drive   Guide to Car Safety   Coronavirus Resource Hub   ----------------------------------- Check out   for the latest reviews, tips, and recommendations and subscribe to our YouTube Channel: 

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