This Dude Scares The Crap Out Of Everyone In His Tesla P85D

You should know by now that the Tesla Model S P85D is not messing around when it comes to performance. Thanks to dual motor all-wheel drive, 691 horsepower and a zero to 60 mph time of 3.2 seconds, it's one of the most crushingly fast cars you can get in 2015. It's also great for scaring the shit out of your friends… » 1/26/15 10:05pm Monday 10:05pm

Why Are All These Tesla Owners Recording Themselves Breaking The Law?

Tesla's always been for weirdos. For nerds. For technogeeks, and the kind of people that read Gizmodo. For Tesla Man. But judging by the amount of videos we've been inundated with over the past few weeks (at least three or four!), is the Tesla Model S P85D the first electric car ever truly loved by street racing… » 1/22/15 9:55pm Thursday 9:55pm

​Elon Musk Says Tesla Model 3 Will Cost $35,000 Before Incentives

The Chevrolet Bolt is being painted in the press as a Tesla competitor. It's not and Elon Musk agrees. And while GM says its 200-mile EV will be priced at $30,000, there's a big asterisk on that sticker – it includes incentives – incentives that Musk isn't including in the price of the Model 3. » 1/13/15 8:05pm 1/13/15 8:05pm

​Yes, Tesla Really Is Working On A Robotic Snake To Charge Its Cars

It's almost 2015 and we still have to grab the charging cable to plug in our magical electric cars with our hands. Like animals. Tesla is working on a solution and Elon Musk claims it's making a charger that automatically moves out of the wall like a metal snake, "for realz" (direct quote). » 12/31/14 12:00pm 12/31/14 12:00pm

Tesla Promises "Torque Sleep" For D Models, Higher Top Speed

When Tesla unveiled The D in October, Elon Musk promised a boost in range over the original rear-wheel drive model thanks to the ability of the dual-motor Model S to optimize output for maximum efficiency. It's called "torque sleep" and Tesla is promising to deliver the feature by the end of next month. » 12/30/14 3:15pm 12/30/14 3:15pm

First Tesla P85D On A Dyno Put Down Way More Torque Than Advertised

The Tesla Model S has kicked out some wacky power readings, but it looks like somebody was able return 864 ft-lbs of torque with a P85D a few times in a row. Pretty impressive considering the factory claims about, oh, 177 lb-ft less. The shrieking jet wail the car makes in an enclosed garage is something else… » 12/27/14 3:38pm 12/27/14 3:38pm

​Tesla Roadster 3.0 Can Drive From SF To LA (400 Miles!) In One Charge

Tesla is out with its 3.0 upgrade for the Roadster, and by combining improved aerodynamics, reduced rolling resistance, and new batteries, Tesla claims its achieved a 40-50 percent improvement on range. And it's going to test that with a road trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles. » 12/26/14 12:49pm 12/26/14 12:49pm

We drove the new Tesla P85D and, holy hell, it's like a rocket!

There's about to be a ton of used single-motor Tesla Model S electric cars flooding the market. How do we know? Because we just drove the new 2014 Tesla Model S P85D, and every Tesla owner's going to want to trade their car for this thing.http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1094911_t... » 12/22/14 4:56pm 12/22/14 4:56pm

Tesla Will Do 'Limited Beta' Battery Swaps Between LA And SF [UPDATE]

Two days after we called out Tesla's hype machine problem (and, from what we've heard, possibly in response to that), Elon Musk said today that the company will announce the launch of "limited beta" battery swaps between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Update 2:04PM ET: Official announcement below. » 12/19/14 12:20pm 12/19/14 12:20pm