Tag: Tesla

Surprise! Tesla Model S has a 007 Submarine Mode

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The Tesla Model S nets significant attention for its electric driving range, impressive roadholding, and of course its Insane Mode for unbridled acceleration. But now the Model S is grabbing headlines for a wildly different reason – its secret “Submarine Mode.” Continue Reading »

Tesla Model S Gets an Adorably Weird Anime Makeover in Japan

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The Tesla Model S isn’t your conventional sports sedan. In fact, with a whopping 691 horsepower in its unrestrained P85D form, it practically blows everything else out of the water. This Tesla is even less conventional than the lot. As you’ve surely noticed, it looks more like a cartoon than an actual car.  Continue Reading »

Tesla Model S Gets Taxi Duty in Tokyo

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Elon Musk’s Tesla Model S has become possibly the lowest of the low for a luxury sedan: an everyday taxi. A Tokyo company has started operating a fleet of them to make taxi travel a little more luxurious, and a lot greener. Continue Reading »

Apple Allegedly Working on ‘Titan’ Electric Vehicle

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Apple has undeniably made its mark on the modern world, not just by introducing revolutionary products, but by actually changing the way we live. Now it appears Apple will undertake an all-new project, reaching far beyond sleek laptops and do-it-all cell phones: electric cars.  Continue Reading »

Soon The Tesla Model S P85D Will Be Even Faster

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When Tesla launched the Model S P85D, the world had to literally catch its breath due to the madness that is the power unleashed from “Insane Mode.” A total of 864 lb-ft of torque from the two electric motors hurl the car forward with a ferocity that was unfelt in most supercars, let alone sedans. Zero to 60 mph is just 3.2 seconds and that has the ability to scare the living hell out of people. Continue Reading »

Watch this Tesla P85D Give a Porsche 911 Turbo a Scare

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Few would disagree: the Porsche 911 Turbo S is a very, very fast car. But how does it fare against Elon Musk’s P85D all-electric sledgehammer? App developer Allen Wong wanted to find out, so he lined up his dual-motor P85D against the turbo’d Porsche, on what is now becoming a very notorious bit of highway. Speed ensues.  Continue Reading »

Watch McLaren Deliver an F1 to Young Elon Musk in 1999

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“It’s a million dollars for a car,” Elon Musk’s then-fiance Justine said. “It’s decadent.” Yeah, it’s decadent alright. But not in the Ghiradelli dark chocolate type of way. It’s that world’s fastest car sort of decadent, and widely considered one of the best supercars ever created. And back in 1999, a young, balding, giant suit-wearing, pre-Tesla Musk purchased one of only 106 built (including all variants and prototypes).

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Tesla Model X Caught Testing in the Open

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Video has been posted showing the Tesla Model X being taken through its paces at Alameda Airport in Alameda, California. The heavily camouflaged vehicle does no heavy maneuvering  but does seem to indicate the EV SUV is that much closer to reality. Continue Reading »

Watch People Freak at How Fast The Tesla P85D Accelerates

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Everyone knows that the Tesla P85D is a seriously fast car and, being an electric, that the acceleration is just incredible. It’s one thing to know that, but an entirely different thing to experience it first hand with little or no warning.

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Watch the Infamous Tesla P85D Out-Sprint Three Supercars

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When Tesla announced its hallowed dual-motor Model S P85D, its sporting intentions were fairly plain to see: 691 horsepower, road-gripping all-wheel-drive, and a 0-60 mph time of 3.2 seconds. App developer and supercar aficionado Allen Wong knew he needed to try one, so he signed up for a test drive, and in the process stole the Internet spotlight.  Continue Reading »