Silly people still defending horses.
Sure, they are quaint and a bit of a novelty but who really wants to deal with all that.
I get in my daily driver (most certainly not the interior fit, finish or feel of my 12C) and the thing knows I'm there. I step on the brake and tell it which direction I want to go. It goes without making any noise (or stink for that matter). If I'm feeling like a hoodlum, I can flat foot launch it out of garage. It will out 60 foot most anything on the road and the torque that allows it to do so is always there. When I get to where I am going, I tell it I'm done going forward by pressing the button on the end of the direction stalk, I get out and I walk away. If the ground is flat and I'm lazy, I just get out and the thing figures out I'm done.
Now let's contrast that with my old pig clunker M5 with its wonderful interior (by Tesla standards), lovely leather smell and that something quintessentially BMW that really seems to piss off Porsche drivers. I think my last one actually unlocked the door by the time I got to it without having to fish around in my pocket for a key. I think I still had to put the key in some kind of hole and rotate it to get the thing to come to life or at least fish around for some button that had to be pressed. Dang it stunk while the start enrichment circuit fed the fuel to it to wake it up. All the while the air pump was a whirling and the cat was struggling to post combust the extra fuel. Hang around a bit. It is not as bad as the Mac for calling no joy when you try to drive it too soon but it will complain. On a good day, it is reasonably smooth in the car while the wakes up. Most days it just sits there vibrating and spitting from time to time. Oh, the OT has moved off the peg yippee; I can now poke along slowly for a mile or so least I take a chance of spinning a bearing. If I'm lucky, it will be warmed up and I can take a stab or two at the throttle before I actually get to my destination.
And about that stab, I sure hope I do it at the right time. If you do it just after it selects the next gear up, well, that requires even more time than is normally required for the torque demand pedal to convince the ECU that you really do want to accelerate so that it will have a conversation with the throttle butterfly which will then invite air molecules to consider making their way into the combustion chamber. If you do not know any better, and most of you likely do not, this happens instantaneously. Those that have lived with a performance BeV know better. Even if your timing is good, there is all that noise, stink vibration and jerking around as that motor figures out how to get in just the right position that it can make some power. If you ask tooooo much of it for available traction, well then that just starts a whole new conversation about how much to retard this or restrict that followed by an eternity for the restriction to happen and then unhappen.
I could go on here but you likely get the point.
Sure, Tesla is not like other cars. We've already shredded the interior. As for the rest, good riddens. You do not need to jump through all the hoops to get the darn thing to just drive. Computer guys looked at the problem and said "yea, I know most drivers need all this crap to feel at home but screw them, it does not need to be there and we are not going to put it there" or something similar. It is attitude. I get it if you do not like it. That's cool. But there was a method to their madness and it kinda makes sense to me.
I own both (BeV and ICE). I like both. Horses for courses and there is simply nothing like large amounts of always on demand torque to make a daily drive fun especially if you can use all of it without making much noise and getting busted. Even with all that, it will never be a Mac