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Tesla P85D Challenges Merc E63 AMG-S to 1/4 Mile Drag Race


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The Tesla Model S P85D is a certified heavyweight brawler in the drag racing community. We've seen it out-accelerate so many types of cars that it's sort of become the people's champion - especially if we're talking about people who stress out about the environment.

Dual-Motor Tesla Model S Shows What in can Do on Snowy Roads


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Having the power of two motors and all-wheel drive will surely drastically change the appeal of the Tesla Model S for buyers in the more northern US states. You don’t even have to be that far north these days to get heavy snow, so AWD is very desirable wherever the car is sold.

Provocation for Profanity: Tesla Model S P85D Makes Passengers Swear a Lot


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The surprise burst of acceleration of the Tesla Model S P85D, with its dual-motor setup and 691 hp, seems to be quite a mind blowing experience for first timers, especially if they’re not told exactly what to expect.

America's New Muscle Versus Europe's Finest Super Models [Part 2]


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Welcome to Part II of our massive ‘America's New Muscle Versus Europe's Finest Super Models’ Feature, where we basically played match-maker for America’s best of the best on four wheels.

After Part I, the score is tied between the US and Europe at 2-2. So let’s go ahead and start the next duel with two torque monsters!

Elon Musk Says Established Manufacturers Should Speed Up Efforts on EVs


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Tesla CEO and co-founder Elon Musk believes that established car makers should move faster when it comes to the development of electric vehicles and not rely on the drop of oil prices.

America's New Muscle Versus Europe's Finest Super Models [Part 1]


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You unlock it by barely touching the door handle; you get in and find that the steering wheel is almost on the same level with your face. You feel the unmatched premium quality leather and aluminum around you. It feels cold and expensive, as if you could put “luxury” and “surgical” in the same sentence.

Tesla's New Model S P85D Eats BMW M4s for Breakfast


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The Tesla Model S P85D is shaping up into somewhat of an internet sensation. Its acceleration is so fast, thanks to its 691 hp output and instant torque, that it’s very hard to match by most conventional cars. It’s already proved faster off the line than a Lambo Avendator and much faster full stop than a Ferrari 550.

Elon Musk: Tesla Working On Wall Charger That's 'Like A Solid Metal Snake'


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Elon Musk tweeted news about Tesla charging, but it had nothing to do with their Supercharger network.

Instead, it's perhaps a solution to that pesky cord in a home charging station getting strewn all over the grown and tangled up.

Tesla Teams Up With Chinese Used-Car Companies For Part-Exchange Deals


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Cracking the world’s biggest car market has not been as easy as Tesla must have expected. Nevertheless, company CEO Elon Musk is buoyant that he can tap into the potential the Model S has in China, so he is shaking things up a bit.

Chinese Internet Company CEO Wants to Become the New Elon Musk


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Tesla founder and owner Elon Musk is, without a doubt, a very successful man. Having co-founded PayPal, he then went on to realize his dreams by investing in the automotive, aerospace and solar-power industry.

Tesla Model S P85D Shows Its True Torque On The Dyno


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The Tesla Model S P85D has already promised monster horsepower figures, but a new dyno test shows it has truly epic torque figures to match.

This is How Much Faster a Tesla Model S P85D is Compared to Regular P85


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There has been a lot of talk surrounding the performance numbers put down by the Tesla Model S P85D. There’s good reason for that, as Tesla’s new all-wheel drive sedan is a scorcher – if you think the regular single-engined P85 was fast, check out how much faster the D is in comparison.

Tesla Begins Battery Swap Pilot Program in California


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Faster or free? That was the question posed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk last year when he unveiled the company’s battery swap technology that, he claims, is faster than topping up a conventional premium saloon’s fuel tank.

Morgan Stanley Cuts Tesla 2020 Sales Forecast by 40 Percent


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A note published on Wednesday, December 17, by Morgan Stanley auto analyst Adam Jones, forecasts that the EV manufacturer Tesla will miss its 2020 goal by a very large margin.

Tesla Model S P85D Challenges Lamborghini Aventador in a Drag Race


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Coincidentally, Tesla’s Model S P85D is equally powerful as the Lamborghini Aventador, with both cars producing 691hp (700PS). Taking that into account, it was only a matter of time before someone staged a drag race between the two vehicles.

Elon Musk Tweets Tesla Roadster 3.0 Upgrade Will Double Range to 400 Miles


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Tesla CEO Elon Musk is a man of his word. A few days ago he tweeted about update details concerning the company’s Roadster, which he will be announcing this week.

Tesla Model S P85D Monsters Ferrari 550


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There’s a huge performance gap between the Tesla Model S P85D, with 619 hp and all-wheel drive, and a twenty-year-old Ferrari 550 with only rear-wheel drive and a meager 485 hp.

The Tesla reaches sixty a whole second faster on paper and this is immediately apparent in the real world too.

First Tesla Model S P85D Owner Spotted, Says it’s "Racecar Stuff"


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Since California accounts for nearly 50 percent of all plug-in vehicles sold in the US, it’s only fitting that the first Tesla Model S P85D was spotted in that state; more specifically, in a parking lot in Woodland Hills.

Tesla’s China President Resigns After Less Than 9 Months on the Helm


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Less than a year after she left Apple to join Tesla China last December and less than nine months after becoming its Chairman, Veronica Wu has resigned, according to Beijing-based official Richard Lan.

Lexus Interested in Tesla’s Shopping Mall Outlet Business Model


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Tesla has made waves in the automotive world not only with its all-electric Tesla Model S luxury saloon but, in the US at least, with its strategy of ditching traditional dealerships and setting up shopping mall outlets instead.