Tesla Model S P85D

Video: Watch terrified passengers’ reactions when the driver floors it in a Tesla P85D

By on January 28, 2015 at 11:50 AM.

Video: Watch terrified passengers’ reactions when the driver floors it in a Tesla P85D

Tesla’s tuned version of its Model S has been making waves ever since it was announced last year, and we have seen it do some pretty incredible things so far. It beat a Lamborghini Aventador off the line and it absolutely obliterated a Challenger Hellcat in a drag race, and it did it all without a single drop of gasoline. The Model S might not be the most refined luxury car on the road, but there’s no question that the P85D can hang with even the fastest supercars on the market.

Precious few people know what it’s like to actually sit in a Model S P85D when the driver floors it, but now a hilarious new video gives us a pretty good idea of what all that power feels like. More →

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Tesla Model S P85D Drag Race Video

Video: Tesla’s amazing Model S P85D smokes a Challenger Hellcat in a drag race

By on January 20, 2015 at 10:17 AM.

Video: Tesla’s amazing Model S P85D smokes a Challenger Hellcat in a drag race

As we’ve seen in the past, Tesla’s Model S P85D simply gets incredible acceleration and can go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in an insane 3.2 seconds. While we’ve already seen the Model S P85D go up against a Lamborghini in the pastStreetCarDrags has posted a new video showing the car going up against a 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat, one of the world’s top muscle cars that features a 6.2L Supercharged HEMI V8 engine with an output of 707 horsepower. More →

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Tesla

Everything that’s wrong with Tesla, and why they aren’t the car savior

By on January 14, 2015 at 10:35 AM.

Everything that’s wrong with Tesla, and why they aren’t the car savior

Tesla is an amazing car company with an incredible CEO. I wouldn’t necessarily bet against them, but here is why I think we maybe should. Ever since Tesla loaned me a Model S almost two years ago, I have almost jumped in and bought one on three different occasions. In that time, Tesla’s supercharger network has rolled out across the world, with reasonable density in the United States. The company also introduced a new AWD dual-motor Model S with mind-blowing acceleration, and forward-looking autonomous features that can be activated and developed with software updates down the road. Beyond all that, the car is obviously all electric and quite incredible.

I still think it’s a failure — here’s why. More →

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Broon F870

This electric ‘supercar’ is even sexier than a Tesla, but there’s a huge catch

By on January 1, 2015 at 2:15 PM.

This electric ‘supercar’ is even sexier than a Tesla, but there’s a huge catch

The stunning car pictured above is, without question, a class leader. The sleek and sexy styling is second to none, and the all-electric drivetrain makes it a modern masterpiece. Featuring dual electric motors and all-wheel drive, the car uses a configuration somewhat similar to Tesla’s exciting new P85D supercar. It also features a leather bucket seat with a four-point safety harness, differential steering, a coil-spring suspension and an integrated 7-inch Android tablet with HDMI out, all for a price that is about 1/100th as expensive as Tesla’s cheapest Model S.

Of course, there’s a huge catch: It has a top speed of 10 mph and if you’re taller than about 4 feet, you probably won’t fit in it. More →

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Tesla Drag Racing Video

This drag race video shows how much Tesla’s cars have improved in just 2 years

By on January 1, 2015 at 9:15 AM.

This drag race video shows how much Tesla’s cars have improved in just 2 years

What’s particularly amazing about Tesla’s electric cars is how much they’ve improved in such a short period of time. If you want proof of this, then check out this video posted by DragTimes that shows a drag race between Tesla’s Model S P85 and its more recent Model S P85D. More →

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Tesla Model S Vs. Lamborghini

Video: Watch Tesla’s amazing Model S P85D race a Lamborghini Aventador

By on December 24, 2014 at 1:25 PM.

Video: Watch Tesla’s amazing Model S P85D race a Lamborghini Aventador

Tesla’s new Model S P85D is by all accounts an amazing car… but does it have what it takes to race with a Lamborghini? Millionaire app developer Allen Wong, who is lucky enough to have both the newest Tesla model and a Lamborghini Aventador on hand, decided to race the two cars and then post a video of the results on YouTube. More →

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Tesla Model S Battery Swap

Tesla reveals the next step in its plan to kill gas-guzzling cars for good

By on December 19, 2014 at 6:15 PM.

Tesla reveals the next step in its plan to kill gas-guzzling cars for good

Tesla has been on a roll lately and now the company has unveiled the next step in its long-term plan to make electric cars the way of the future: A battery swap pilot program that Tesla promises will let you replace your Model S’s battery “in less time than it takes to fill a gas tank.” More →

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Tesla Model S Driving

This is what it’s like driving Tesla’s incredible new Model S P85D

By on December 13, 2014 at 11:15 AM.

This is what it’s like driving Tesla’s incredible new Model S P85D

Even people who don’t normally go crazy for cars seem to love Tesla and the company generated even more hype this past fall when it unveiled the all-wheel-drive versions of its highly acclaimed Model S line. Business Insider talked with Kevin Babineau, a contractor from Southern California who bought a Tesla Model S P85D this past fall and who says that the car more than lives up to the hype. More →

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Tesla Model D Auto-Pilot Video

Video: This is what it’s like to have your Tesla drive you around by itself

By on October 10, 2014 at 12:36 PM.

Video: This is what it’s like to have your Tesla drive you around by itself

Elon Musk on Thursday unveiled a new Tesla model, the all-wheel drive D variant of the Model S that packs two electric motors and is able to deliver faster speeds and even better battery efficiency than the standard Model S. But the hidden trick of the D, and the regular Model S now as well, is a new autopilot system that can offer many advanced features to improve security while driving, even though it’s far from being a fully autonomous pilot. More →

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Tesla Model D Specs, Features and Release Date

Forget all-wheel drive, speed and battery efficiency, this is the Tesla D’s coolest new trick

By on October 10, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

Forget all-wheel drive, speed and battery efficiency, this is the Tesla D’s coolest new trick

As previously teased, Elon Musk on Thursday unveiled its brand new Tesla models, bringing several interesting features to its electric cars, including all-wheel drive, faster speeds, improved battery efficiency, and a cool new trick that might make you want to purchase one a Tesla even more than before. More →

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Tesla D Photo

A leaked photo may have just spoiled Tesla’s upcoming ‘D’ announcement

By on October 3, 2014 at 8:30 AM.

A leaked photo may have just spoiled Tesla’s upcoming ‘D’ announcement

Tesla is by far the most exciting car company in the world right now, as founder and CEO Elon Musk continues to lead the charge away from gas-powered vehicles. With one car currently on the road and another two known to be in development, Musk took to Twitter earlier this week to tease what some believed might be a fourth model currently in the works.

As it turns out, however, the Tesla “D” Musk has been teasing might not be a new model at all. Instead, a photograph taken by an unknowing passer-by may have just spoiled Tesla’s big reveal, which is scheduled to take place on October 9th. More →

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Elon Musk Ice Bucket Challenge

Elon Musk engineers the most elaborte ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ contraption we’ve yet seen

By on August 18, 2014 at 2:05 PM.

Elon Musk engineers the most elaborte ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ contraption we’ve yet seen

Given his engineering chops, we shouldn’t be surprised that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk concocted the most elaborate contraption we’ve yet seen for an “Ice Bucket Challenge” video. More →

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Tesla Model X Model 3

Apple is no longer Apple – but Tesla is

By on August 8, 2014 at 4:12 PM.

Apple is no longer Apple – but Tesla is

This is the state of the smartphone/tablet market: Investors were overjoyed when Apple delivered 4.6% revenue growth in the spring quarter. And the hottest product of the year in the mobile device industry is going to be iPhone 6 because it finally is an iPhone with a screen size larger than 4 inches. More →

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