Tag: Tesla

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 »

Elon Musk Predicts Driving May Be Outlawed

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Fact: Humans ruin everything. Well, everything good, at least. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk thinks driving is next. In a recent conference, Automotive News, Musk expressed his thoughts that human-driven cars are simply too much of a risk. With autonomous cars creeping up over the horizon, he believes it’s not out of the question that legislation will one day ban people from driving.

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Elon Musk Promises to End Range Anxiety With New Update

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Range anxiety— if you own an electric car you know the phrase all too well. It’s the lingering fear that you won’t be able to make it to your destination on a single charge. But fear no more, Elon Musk says he’s going to change all that this Thursday. If you own a Tesla.

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Watch a Tesla Model S Fight a Ferrari F12

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Two very different and very powerful cars have at it on the track to see which is the fastest in a flat out drag race. The Tesla Model S P85D has 691 horsepower, while the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta has a much higher 730 horsepower. The Tesla is also a heavier car, which stacks the deck against it even further, but the Tesla isn’t completely out of the race.

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