Shortly after the unveiling of Tesla’s Model 3 earlier this month, Elon Musk took to Twitter in a storm of information about the new car, mentioning that the target drag coefficient was 0.21. If that target makes it to production, it would make the Model 3 the most aerodynamic high-volume production car ever made.…
As Elon Musk mentioned the night he revealed the “affordable” Model 3 earlier this month, Tesla’s mission has been a path towards marketing attractive, affordable electric vehicles to the masses. At a recent talk in Norway, CEO Elon Musk hinted that a model even more affordable than the $35,000 Model 3 is already in…
LeEco, the parent company behind Faraday Future and a giant technology company often referred to as the Chinese Netflix, has revealed a new fully electric luxury sedan called the LeSEE ahead of its Beijing Auto Show premiere which it hopes to go head-to-head against the Model S.
The first time we got behind the wheel of a Tesla Model S with Autopilot we called it “awesome and creepy.” This 70-year-old lady definitely agrees— well, with that second part at least. Prepare yourselves for phrases like “Oh dear Jesus!”
Elon Musk’s campaign to eliminate false grilles has won a very important battle, on the very face of their flagship product: the newly-facelifted Tesla Model S will have a false-grille-less front, very similar to the Tesla Model X. Just like we thought it would.
We’ve been expecting Tesla to reveal the facelifted Model S sometime this month, perhaps even this week, and well, this looks like it! And its new nose looks like it was grafted on from the Model X.
Tesla has already shown us some sweet Easter Eggs hidden in the software of the Model S. But now there’s a new one, and if you’re a Mario Kart fan, you’ll love it.
Tesla has now introduced two new models since the Model S hit the stage back in 2012, leaving the styling of the sedan looking slightly out of place in the electric automaker’s lineup. A new report from RoadShow suggests that the Model S is about to get a styling refresh, and maybe even a price hike.
Here we are. After years of hype and rumors, Tesla has revealed the entry-level Tesla Model 3: the sleek, high-performance electric sedan for the masses. Or so Elon Musk hopes.
Tesla is showing the world its all-new Model 3 this Thursday—a sub $35,000 all-electric sedan the company hopes will bring electric vehicles to the mainstream. The introduction of such an affordable vehicle with mass appeal might also see Tesla shift the position of its existing lineup. Basically, if you’re going to…
An unnamed source that has previously “provided reliable information” to the website Electrek has allegedly leaked some information and tech specs on the eagerly-awaited Tesla Model 3, set to be unveiled tomorrow. Since we, collectively, have the patience of a toddler, here’s what was said.
Right now, the Tesla Model S comes with either a 70, 85 or 90 kWh battery pack, but it looks like a bigger battery could be on the horizon. One computer wiz claims to have have hacked into Tesla’s firmware and discovered a reference to a juicier battery.
Despite losing money last quarter, Tesla shares are still up after their earnings report. Why? Because the company is beating estimates on how many cars it will be able to produce this year.
A Tesla spokesperson confirmed today that the official price for the all-electric affordable Tesla Model 3 sedan will be $35,000 before incentives, and way cheaper with incentives when it goes on sale. That’s something to get excited about, sure—if we didn’t already know all of this months ago.
When Tesla Motors finally reveals its upcoming affordable electric sedan, the Model 3, at the end of next month, don’t expect to see too much. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been hedging back on the promise of the Model 3's reveal, confirming that we’ll see “the first pictures” but probably not much else.
An article titled How Elon Musk Stole My Car certainly suggests some things. Things like, maybe Elon Musk stole a dude’s car. It’s safe to say Musk doesn’t really fit the carjacker profile, so what’s going on here, exactly? Did Elon Musk steal a guy’s car, or is this an aggrandized misunderstanding?
Tesla Motors has sent out a software update for the Model S which tweaks the car’s Autopilot feature, as well as adding a feature allowing owners to autonomously park and “summon” the car.
When Tesla Motors announced fourth quarter sales figures for 2015, many were surprised to see only 208 of the brand new Model X all-electric crossovers were delivered to customers. The number seems low, but Tesla promises the Model X release is a matter of quality, not quantity.
Earlier today, CNBC’s Fast Money invited Jalopnik on the show to talk Tesla Motors, so we drew straws and sent Michael Ballaban—mostly because he was the only one with a clean suit and a trimmed beard.
Man, Jeep Wranglers sure are expensive, apparently even when they’re 1/8th scale. The detail on this two-foot replica is incredible, but is any toy worth what you could spend on a real car from Craigslist?