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2017 Tesla Model S

Tesla slashes most affordable Model S variant from lineup

So long, Tesla Model S 60, we hardly knew ye. The Silicon Valley automaker has announced its most-affordable Model S variant will be discontinued after less than a year on the market. The rear-drive Model S 60 and the all-wheel-drive 60D will both officially be discontinued by April 16, 2017. The... read more

March 20, 2017 by
 
Engineering Explained talks about how the Tesla Model S can do the 0-60 run in 2.28 seconds

How the Tesla Model S hits 60 mph in 2.28 seconds

The 0-60 mph times for the Tesla Model S keep getting lower and lower. The new P100D package really helps put all of the horsepower to the ground efficiently, and makes the... read more February 13, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Tesla announces Model S 100D with 335-mile range

Ever since last August’s introduction of a 100-kilowatt-hour battery in its Model S P100D, it was known that Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] would eventually offer a 100D minus the... read more January 24, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D runs 0-60 in less than 2.4 seconds

Tesla Model S P100D blasts to 60 in under 2.39 seconds

For the last few years, the Tesla Model S has been, well, ludicrous when it comes to moving off the line from a standstill. The Ludicrous and Insane driving modes are just... read more January 23, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S Electric GT race car

778-hp Tesla Model S Electric GT racer does 0-62 mph in 2.1 seconds

Organizers of the Electric GT Championship on Thursday at the 2017 Autosport International in the United Kingdom confirmed some of the specs for the series’ race car... read more January 16, 2017 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S P100D in ‘Ludicrous Plus’ mode

Tesla ‘Ludicrous Plus’ mode slashes Model S P100D 0-60 mph time to below 2.5 s

Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P100D was already the quickest car to 60 mph currently on sale, but the Californian company has released a software tweak that unleashes... read more January 12, 2017 by


 
Engineering Explained asks if a big hill can recharge a Tesla

Can a big enough hill recharge a Tesla?

Like most other electric and hybrid vehicles on the market, the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S and Model X are both fitted with a system that allows them to recapture energy and... read more January 10, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S Electric GT race car

Electric GT racing series upgrades to Tesla Model S P100D

Starting in 2017 is a new electric car racing series called the Electric GT Championship in which teams compete using race cars based on the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S. The... read more December 21, 2016 by


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk with Tesla Roadster

CEOs of GM, Tesla and Uber named as advisors to Trump

The CEOs of three major firms linked to the auto industry have been added to an advisory panel known as the Strategic and Policy Forum that will regularly meet with Donald... read more December 15, 2016 by


 
Tesla Autopilot

Tesla demonstrates what its self-driving cars ‘see’

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] has released a video that provides insight into what its self-driving cars view the world like. In the demonstration, a person is behind the wheel, though... read more November 22, 2016 by


 
SolarCity roof tile-replacing solar panels

Shareholders approve Tesla’s acquisition of SolarCity

Shareholders have approved Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] acquisition of solar installation company SolarCity, a deal that’s expected to be completed within days... read more November 18, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D

Tesla Model S P100D 0-60 time drops to 2.4 s with software tweak

The Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P100D is already the quickest car you can currently buy. Soon, it will be even quicker. Earlier in November, CEO Elon Musk revealed that an... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
Tesla Gigafactory battery plant in Nevada

Tesla confirms European Gigafactory

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk confirmed on Tuesday that the company’s next major plant, referred to as a Gigafactory, will be located in Europe. Musk made the... read more November 10, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3

Tesla buys German automation systems firm

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Tuesday announced it has entered an agreement to buy privately-owned Grohmann Engineering. Upon completion of the deal, estimated to be in early 2017... read more November 9, 2016 by


 
Tesla Supercharger site in Newburgh, New York, up and running - June 2015

Tesla to start charging for supercharging

Remember when Tesla promised use of its Supercharger network to Model S owners for life? Psych! Gotcha. Just kidding. The Silicon Valley automaker announced today that Teslas... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S with glass roof option

Tesla adds glass roof option for Model S, hints at more performance for P100D

Anyone ordering a new Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S can now add a glass roof option. It costs $1,500 and not only blocks out 98 percent of UV rays but also keeps cabin... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
 

 
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