Are there any similarities here with this car? Some hyperbolic coverage from the MSM makes us wonder a bit. Here's an opinion from Washington Post-affiliated Slate - the author was "unbelievably stoked", even after a self-imposed cooling off period. "It's Electric!" Mmm.

If you would like to view the press release from Tesla and Hyatt describing today's trip from San Francisco to Lake Tahoe via Sacramento (will Arnold Schwarzenegger show up to the pit stop?), click here. And if you want some corporate-approved coverage, click here.

But if you would like a more nuanced viewpoint (and a few more photos), see you after the jump!