Behind the Scenes of Tesla’s Cross Country Rally

Having spent a career in the automotive industry , I can say that there is nothing cooler than being a part of the first team to test a new car on the road with other cars. Sometimes we where using camouflage for the car so no one could steal a picture and sometime we went without. Either way, day or night this is a cool thing to do. This video from Tesla shows just that. I wonder why Elon didn’t invite me?

At midnight on January 30, a team of 15 Tesla engineers and Supercharger staffers set off on the historic journey with two Model S’s and a film crew in tow. The goal was to get from Los Angeles to New York in three days, stopping only to refuel the cars at Superchargers.

 

This is where their story begins.

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