Tag: Tesla

Whoops! Watch This Tesla Model S P85D Break a Dyno

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“An electric car with 691 horsepower? Dream on,” said no one, at least recently. Like a sledgehammer of high voltage current, the Tesla Model S P85D has made its performance mark in the real world by out-gunning some of the biggest and baddest sports cars on sale today. Its styling may say ‘herbivore’ but its actions scream ‘carnivore’.  Continue Reading »

5 Brands That Need a Supercar

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Supercars: you hang them up on your wall as a kid; you stare at them in the streets as an adult. But these cars are more than just a bunch of pretty faces— they signify success, both for the person driving it and the company that built it. Continue Reading »

Watch the Tesla P85D and Charger Hellcat Hit the Quarter Mile, Officially

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By now you’ve probably seen the infamous Dodge Hellcat vs. Tesla P85D video. The muscled-up pair hit the strip for a drag race… and it didn’t end well for the Hellcat. The guys over at Motor Trend certainly saw and they wanted to give the duo an official quarter-mile exercise. This is it.  Continue Reading »

Watch Tesla’s Model X Prototype Swerve Around on the Highway

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It may have made its debut appearance in 2012, but the days, weeks, and months are slowly ticking down on Elon Musk’s all-new Tesla Model X. The electric crossover is expected to ship out to customers in early 2016, and with that imposing deadline likely comes a great deal of testing.  Continue Reading »

Yes, The Tesla Model S Can Drift

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The future is coming people, and in that future, more and more electric and hybrid cars are to be expected. However, it’s not necessarily something that should alarm you. Electric cars still can be pretty fun. Continue Reading »

Elon Musk Almost Sold Tesla to Google

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Tesla may be a hot stock right now, but there was a time when things didn’t look so rosy for Elon Musk’s company. Back in 2013, just weeks before the company posted its first-ever quarterly profit, it was nearly bankrupt. Things were so bad the Musk thought the best choice might be to sell it to none other than Google. Continue Reading »

Tesla Model S Gets a Sharp Makeover Thanks to Larte Design

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The Tesla Model S has gotten yet another makeover thanks to an aftermarket company that thinks the car wasn’t quite good enough the way it rolled off the line. That company would be Larte, which has facilities in both California and Germany and has set its eyes on giving the Model S a bit of an overhaul. Continue Reading »

Tesla 70D Becomes New 329HP Base Model S

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If you were hoping to buy a brand new Tesla Model S 60, we’re sorry, you can’t have one. But you can have something much better. Tesla Motors has cut its base level Model S 60 in favor of the 70D, its new base model. With the name change comes Tesla’s dual motor all-wheel-drive, increased range, and a boost in performance.  Continue Reading »

Watch a Hellcat Challenger Rematch a Tesla P85D at the Dragstrip

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A few months back, two very particular cars lined up for a pass at Florida’s Palm Beach International Raceway – a 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat and a 2015 Tesla Model S P85D. Much to the amazement of onlookers, the results were far from expected.  Continue Reading »

Two New Tesla Apps Put Range Anxiety to Bed

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The major jab against the electric car is a common but not exclusive one, “What if you run out of fuel?” Gas powered cars can fill up on the side of the highway with a jerrycan, a luxury the battery-powered vehicle obviously does not have; such is the notion of ‘range anxiety.’  Continue Reading »