Tesla Model S News

 
Audi S5 with Tesla Model S powertrain swap

This Audi S5 has a Tesla Model S powertrain

Engine swaps are an integral part of automotive culture. For decades, gearheads have ripped out factory engines and replaced them with something superior, at least in their eyes. Perhaps the powertrain in the Tesla Model S will soon become the GM LS V-8 swap of the future for those who prefer... read more

August 28, 2018 by
 
Tiff Needell behind the wheel of a Tesla Model S race car

Tiff Needell drives the Electric GT Tesla Model S race car

British racing driver and television host Tiff Needell was present during last month's launch of the new FIA-backed, production car-based electric racing series known as the... read more July 10, 2018 by


 
EPCS Tesla Model S P100D electric race car

Tesla Model S Electric GT car ready to race

Formula E may be the premier league for electric car sports, but Electric GT's Electric Production Car Series (EPCS) wants a slice of the budding motorsport. Electric GT... read more June 27, 2018 by


 
RemetzCar Tesla Model S shooting brake

RemetzCar builds beautiful Tesla Model S shooting brake

A handful of companies have announced plans to turn Tesla's Model S electric sedan into a sexy shooting brake. The first to announce such plans was Dutch firm RemetzCar, and... read more May 29, 2018 by


 
QWest Tesla Model S wagon

Meet the folks behind the world's first Tesla Model S wagon

A company by the name of QWest Norfolk based in the United Kingdom late last year completed development of a wagon conversion for the Tesla Model S. The company is a carbon... read more May 1, 2018 by


 
Ares Tesla Model S convertible

Ares previews a stylish Tesla Model S convertible

Although consumers have largely fallen out of love with convertibles, there's still something about a drop-top that stirs up feelings. Ares Design, based in Modena, Italy... read more February 10, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D Electric Production Car Series race car

FIA backs Tesla Model S-based electric GT race series

It may be early days for electric cars but they already have support from motorsport's governing body, the FIA, in formula racing, and now in GT racing too. The FIA this week... read more February 2, 2018 by


 
Ares Tesla Model S shooting brake conversion

Ares announces its own Tesla Model S shooting brake conversion

The world will soon have three separate options to choose from for Tesla Model S shooting brake conversions. The latest comes from Ares Design based in Modena, Italy. The... read more February 1, 2018 by


 
Armormax Armored Tesla Model S

This bulletproof Tesla's claim has just one hole in it

Utah-based Armormax is in the business of transforming everyday machines into rolling vaults for clients. They take normal cars and add various levels of armor. The latest... read more January 24, 2018 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Bob Lutz tells collectors to buy Tesla Model S while it's "still available”

Bob Lutz is back again poo-pooing on Tesla. This time the auto industry veteran was speaking to attendees of a collector car auction held Thursday in Scottsdale, Arizona... read more January 23, 2018 by


 
2018 Jaguar XJR575

Report: Jaguar XJ to transform into Tesla Model S rival

Jaguar will turn the XJ into an electric sedan rivaling the Tesla Model S, according to Autocar which on Monday reported that an electric XJ will be revealed in late 2018 to... read more January 22, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

All-wheel drive now standard on Tesla Model S, Model X

Buyers looking at a brand new Tesla Model S or Model X will no longer have to choose between rear- or all-wheel drive. Tesla announced in its December newsletter that both... read more December 22, 2017 by


 
UK firm builds Tesla Model S shooting brake

UK company builds world's first Tesla Model S shooting brake

Feast your eyes on the very first Tesla Model S shooting brake. To clear up the confusion, a Dutch firm announced plans for its own shooting brake, due for a March 2018... read more December 20, 2017 by


 
Tesla Autopilot

UK insurer first to offer discount for self-driving car tech

Tesla drivers in the United Kingdom have all the more reason to engage the car's AutoPilot system when in the appropriate situation. Direct Line, a British auto insurer, will... read more December 13, 2017 by


 
RemetzCar Tesla Model S shooting brake design sketch

Dutch coachbuilder working on the Tesla Model S wagon of your dreams

It's almost strange to think Tesla doesn't produce its own Model S wagon, since the Silicon Valley-based carmaker has a way of doing things differently. Alas, Tesla does not... read more December 11, 2017 by


 
Magna Powertrain three-motor Model S setup

Magna Powertrain adds extra motor to Tesla Model S for better handling

What happens when a third electric motor is added to a Tesla Model S? Not additional power, but increased handling prowess. That's according to Roadshow, which recently had a... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
 

 
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