A test drive of the Tesla Model S abruptly ended recently when the car's battery exploded, destroying the entire vehicle. The four people who were in the Model S during the test drive got out fine. Since the story first appeared online earlier this week, Tesla has confirmed the incident and says an investigation is taking place.Speaking with Sud Ouest (France), the driver explained that he heard a loud noise when he accelerated. Once a warning message was delivered by the car, everyone got out. It took under five minutes for the car to be totaled, says the driver.