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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 the Tesla boss originally said he wouldn't be personally involved in Hyperloop development, he recently tweeted that he will... read more

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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 

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 

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 

Tesla Model X at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Model X Delayed Again, First Deliveries Pushed Back To Late 2015

Tesla's Model X electric crossover will be delayed again for additional quality and validation testing, the company said in its latest earnings report. Deliveries will now... read more November 10, 2014 by 

Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Signs 'Anti-Tesla' Bill, Banning Direct Sales

For Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA], selling electric cars has proved more controversial than making them. Tesla's company-owned stores have come under fire in multiple states... read more October 22, 2014 by 

2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive

Daimler Offloads Remaining Shares In Tesla

Daimler has sold its remaining 4 percent stake in Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA], bringing an end to an investment that dates back to 2009 when Daimler first acquired 10 percent of... read more October 22, 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 

2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla Looks To Increase Profits With Addition Of CPO Program

The Tesla Model S is a pretty hot ticket if you're a well-heeled individual with a desire to drive the latest look-at-me-sedan. It's a great looking car that also happens to... read more October 6, 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 


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