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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

April 10, 2015 by 
 
Tesla Model S 85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Can Now Sell Directly To Public In New Jersey

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie today signed into law a provision for Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] unorthodox direct-sales model in the state. Dealer associations have... read more March 18, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Elon Musk: Autonomous Cars May Lead To Driving Being Outlawed

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk has come out and stated what many opponents of autonomous cars may be secretly fearing: driving becoming outlawed. Musk made the... read more March 18, 2015 by 


 
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 


 
Dream Drives for Kids And Tesla Motors Event

Watch Kids React To The Tesla Model S P85D's Insane Mode: Video

When Tesla announced the all-electric, all-wheel-drive Model S P85D, everyone was impressed. Then we learned it had what's called "insane" mode and, well, frankly we all kind... 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 X prototype photographed on test, California, Feb 2015. Photo by Simerjit Dhaliwal.

Tesla Model X Prototype Caught Completely Undisguised, Plus Testing Video

Over the next few months, the spies will be getting more and more of the first Model X prototypes as they roll out of an expanded production line at Tesla Motors’... read more February 12, 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 


 
Hyperloop concept - Image via Hyperloop Transportation Technologies

Elon Musk Proposes Hyperloop Test Track In Texas

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] isn't allowed to sell cars in Texas, but could the state soon be home to a test track for Elon Musk's 800-mph Hyperloop tube-transport concept? While... read more January 19, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S P85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Elon Musk Dismisses Tesla Challenges In Detroit, Talks Of Sales Growth

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk isn't shy about speaking his mind, and he did just that on the home turf of the Big Three U.S. automakers—at the 2015 Detroit... read more January 14, 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 


 
2016 Toyota Mirai

Mimicking Tesla, Toyota Frees Up Patents For Mirai Fuel Cell Tech

Last June, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] gained plenty of attention when it made its electric car patents available to other companies. Now, Toyota is doing the same with patents... read more January 6, 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 


 
Tesla Model S P85D versus Lamborghini Aventador in street race

Tesla Model S P85D Drag Races Lamborghini Aventador In 691-HP Duel: Video

If you’ve ever spent the afternoon wondering which would win in a drag race between the 691-hp Tesla Model S P85D and the 691-hp Lamborghini Aventador, you’ve got... read more December 29, 2014 by 


 
2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5

Battery, Aero Tweaks Coming For Tesla Roadster 3.0 Upgrade

Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] first car, the Roadster, has been out of production for a while now, but that hasn’t stopped the electric car company from offering new... read more December 26, 2014 by 


 
 

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