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2015 Tesla Model S P85D Supercharging in Rocklin, California, Feb 2015

Stephen King Takes Tesla To Drags, Compares It To X-Wing Fighter

You might expect Stephen King to employ a more sinister analogy to describe the wicked performance of his Tesla. But rather than writing it "was killer," "went like a bat out of Hell," or had "demonic power," this morning on Twitter, the horror writer chose to compare his electric car to the... read more

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Tesla Model S convertible by Newport Convertible Engineering

Tesla Model S Convertible Is Real, And It's On eBay: Video

Last year, we heard that a company based in California was working on a convertible conversion for the Tesla Model S. That company was Newport Convertible Engineering (NCE)... read more March 17, 2015 by 

Tesla Model S P85D versus Porsche 911 Turbo

Tesla P85D Races Everything, Redux: Video

Yes, the Tesla Model S P85D is crazy fast off the line. Yes, it’s a really cool car, electric or not. Yes, it’s electric and therefore going to save the world... read more February 25, 2015 by 

Tesla Model S P85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Acceleration-Improving Tesla Model S P85D Update Coming, Musk Tweets

With an established 0-60 mph time of just 3.2 seconds, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] says its all-wheel drive Model S P85D electric car is already the quickest production sedan in... read more January 30, 2015 by 

Tesla Model S 85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

2015 Tesla Model S P85D Electrifies The 2015 Detroit Auto Show

The 2015 Detroit Auto Show marked the first auto show appearance for the new dual-motor, all-wheel-drive Tesla Model S, which was unveiled last fall in a flurry of publicity... read more January 14, 2015 by 

Tesla Model S P85D vs Ferrari 458

Tesla Model S P85D Takes On Ferrari 458 Italia: Video

The Florida-based owner of a new Tesla Model S P85D clearly loves his new car. He also clearly loves taking his car and pitting it up against some of the fastest machines on... read more January 2, 2015 by 

2014 Tesla Model S P85D, road test, Dec 2014  [photo: David Noland]

Tesla Model S P85D Cranks Out Massive 864 LB-FT On The Dyno: Video

This dyno video, showing the new super-performance Tesla Model S P85D at full tilt, also shows something Tesla hadn’t told us about: a whole boatload of torque. Okay... read more December 29, 2014 by 

Photo of Tesla Model S battery swapping versus 'fastest gas pump in LA' tweeted by Elon Musk

Tesla Battery Swap Pilot Program To Launch In California

After demonstrating the technology over a year ago, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] will finally launch a pilot program in California to test battery pack swapping for its Model S... read more December 22, 2014 by 

Tesla P85D Drag Race Screengrab

Tesla Model S P85D Roasts Ferrari 550 In Unofficial Drag Race: Video

We all know the Tesla Model S P85D is one fast machine. Thanks to its dual motor setup, the all-electric mover has a total output of 691 horsepower. Well that's not... read more December 16, 2014 by 

2015 Saleen ST based on the Tesla Model S

Saleen Renames Its Modified Tesla Model S The ST

It was back in August that Saleen first unveiled its modified Tesla Model S, which the company had named a FourSixteen in reference to the donor Model S P85’s... read more November 24, 2014 by 

Audi R8 e-tron track drive, Berlin Tempelhof Airport

Audi To Develop New Electric Car Using R8 e-tron Powertrain: Report

Audi has fallen behind its rivals when it comes to electric cars but the automaker is out to rectify the issue with the launch of its first all-electric model next year, the... read more November 24, 2014 by 

2014 Tesla Model S 'P85D' all-wheel-drive model

2014 Tesla Model S: Number Of Variants And Options Cut

The number of actual and potential Tesla Model S variants exploded with the launch of "D" dual-motor all-wheel drive system, but to simplify its assembly process and boost... read more November 13, 2014 by 

2014 Tesla Model S 'P85D' all-wheel-drive model

Tesla Model S Gets 691-HP Dual-Motor Option, Autopilot Tech

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk’s big announcement regarding the “D” has, as we suspected, turned out to be a new dual-motor option for the Model S... read more October 9, 2014 by 

Tesla Model S P85D leaked (Image via Tesla Motors Club)

Is This Tesla Model S ‘P85D’ What Elon Musk Has Been Teasing?

Even in the often-weird world of automotive executives, Elon Musk stands out. Recently on Twitter, Musk offered a teaser and an image—but what it’s about, no one... read more October 3, 2014 by 

Tesla Model S with LumiLor electroluminescent light coating

LumiLor Makes Tesla Model S Into Crazy Electric Light Show: Video

The Tesla Model S is already—and still—a head-turner in its own right. It’s a stunning take on the sedan form factor, and it’s still the only viable... read more September 12, 2014 by 

Saleen Foursixteen based on the Tesla Model S

Watch The Tesla Model S-Based Saleen Foursixteen Burn Rubber: Video

Whether you like it or not, the performance car of the future will feature some form of electrification for its drivetrain. And in some cases, there won’t be any... read more September 9, 2014 by 


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