Tesla is hauling two shipping containers around the US this summer to set up pop-up stores and put the Model S on display. The locations aren't entirely known, but they are following wealthy potential buyers to popular vacation spots. Show More Summary
For all of its technological advancements, the Tesla Model S should do the driving for you. Although it’s getting there with a raft of new “autopilot” features, it still has to be manually driven around like it’s a dinky Ford. That is unless you’re behind the wheel of this Model S (as seen above). Show More Summary
ELECTRIC SLIDE: Review: Tesla’s new Model S P85D—double your engines, double your fun: But at $130,000 loaded, it’s hard to overlook flaws—even if the car is McLaren F1-fast.
Many would no doubt argue that fancy cars are, in a ways, toys — just expensive, high-quality ones for rich grown people, rather than relatively cheap ones for children. Regardless of which type of toy you have a preference for, however...Show More Summary
Originally published on TeslaMondo. If Model III information comes to us in crumbs, at this point we have enough crumbs to assemble a muffin. Our knowledge now extends well beyond the offensive name, target price and target driving range. Show More Summary
In case you missed any of these, I encourage you to have a look now: Today’s Solar Panels Can Power The World, MIT Study Finds (via Solar Love) How It’s Made — Dream Car Tesla Model S (Video) Bladeless Wind Turbine — Reality Check First...Show More Summary
After test driving the Tesla Model S P85D (aka Tesla P85D), my initial feeling was that I didn’t want to get out of the driver’s seat. Really. I’ve driven some fun cars in my life, but none of them came close to this. The raw power and fun is not just exhilarating — it’s immediately addictive. Show More Summary
But at $130,000 loaded, it’s hard to overlook flaws—even if the car is McLaren F1-fast.
I am not a car buff. I’m actually not a car kind of person at all. However, there is just something about a Tesla. So with all the terrific Tesla videos out there, I decided to add this one to my Tesla views and I suggest you to do. “How...Show More Summary
We've seen videos of people reacting to the all-electric Tesla Model S P85D "Insane Button", but it's just not complete until we can see it in slow motion When the 'Insane' mode is initiated, the vehicle can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph...Show More Summary
Last year, we wrote about two key "corruption indicators" in city and state governments: they ban direct sales models to block Tesla from competing with traditional car companies and they ban Uber/Lyft style car hailing services to protect local taxi incumbents. Show More Summary
It is one of the more remarkable features of the Tesla Model S electric luxury sedan: door handles that retract flush with the body until needed. But the retracting door handles proved tricky in practice; owner of early Model S cars reported that quite a lot of them had to be replaced under warranty. The […]
The company argues that the Model S could've been driven any distance, despite a defective door handle.
Prices for the Tesla Model S have risen for the second time this year – and the US-based company claims it all comes down to the weak Australian dollar. According to the Australian arm of Tesla, the new higher pricing for the Model S has been driven by a “change in the exchange rates between Australian Dollar [...]
Not everyone who buys the Tesla Model S buys the top of the pops performance model – so we recently decided to take a look at what the mid-range Tesla Model S 85 is like. The mid-spec Model S we tested was rear-wheel drive, and is priced from $114,200 before on-road costs and luxury car tax (if [...]
Originally published on EV Obsession. In the latest twist in the Tesla Motors vs car dealerships saga, the US Federal Trade Commission recently came out pretty strongly in support of Tesla’s direct sales model — even going so far asShow More Summary
Consumer Reports dropped $127,000 on a new Tesla Model S P85D – the most it’s ever spent on a vehicle – but before it could get deep into its extensive testing regime, it was already broken, and for something Tesla owners are all too familiar with. Read more...
The sedan's retractable door handles failed, effectively immobilizing the vehicle, but Tesla quickly fixed the problem.
The thrill has gone for Consumer Reports‘ review team over the Tesla Model S, declaring the P85D “undrivable” in a new blog post. The publication said its tester was described as such due to issues with the automatic door handles, The Detroit Bureau writes. Show More Summary
A car that you can just get into? Boooooooring.