Tesla Model S Battery Explodes, Totals Car in Minutes

France – A test drive of Telsa’s Model S ended with a bang. The vehicle burst into flames during the test drive. The four people in the car were able to escape before flames engulfed and totaled the car.

The story surfaced when a photograph appeared of the burning car appeared Monday on Reddit. Tesla has since confirmed the fire and is working with French authorities to try and determine the cause of the fire.

Tesla Model S Battery Explodes

The driver of the car told French Newspaper, Sud Quest, he heard a loud noise as he was accelerating. After the noise, the vehicle displayed a warning message and he stopped the car and evacuate before the car was engulfed.