..when adjusted for number of vehicles on the road in the U.S. Who buys Teslas? Prius owners and drivers of exotic cars - latimes.com Why are exotic car owners big into Teslas? “It is either because they are so wealthy that they can add another toy to the collection,” Libby said, “or they could be looking for a more practical vehicle. They have a family of five and it’s hard to take them anywhere in a Lamborghini.” Or maybe they are attracted to exciting new automotive technologies and fast cars. That certainly was the case for me.