I played a recorded (but very recent) episode of Chasing Classic Cars on the Motor Trend Channel last night. The camera panned the front of F40 Motorsports (Carini's business), and lo and behold there was a Model S, nosecone version, parked near the building. I tried to find out about that car...
Motor Trend Car of the Year announcement is in LA tonight.
Here's the list of eight finalists:
Alfa Romeo Giulia
Honda Civic Type R
Tesla Model 3
link to press release re tonight,
MOTOR TREND Announces Its 2018 Awards Finalists