Tesla Roadster Test Driver Swears The Car's Insane Quoted Performance Times Are 'Conservative'

We were shocked to learn late last year that there’s a new Tesla Roadster on the way. We were almost speechless when CEO Elon Musk started making claims that it could hit 60 mph in less than two seconds. Now a company test driver is claiming the insane figures we’ve been promised have only been “conservative”…

Taiwanese Automaker Xing Claims It's Building An Off-Road Electric Supercar That's Quicker Than A Tesla Roadster

Tesla isn’t even close to putting its recently revealed Tesla Roadster into production and yet there’s already a wave of companies trying to outpace it. On one end, you have Rimac, with a more traditional electric road car, and now on the other end there’s this Taiwanese company called Xing with a cute little off-road…

Watch The New Tesla Roadster's "Plaid" Mode Rocket The Car From Zero To 81 MPH In An Instant

After Tesla debuted its new Roadster last night, it gave a few folks a test ride to show off “Plaid,” the “beyond ludicrous” launch mode that is said to help rocket the car to 60 mph in under two seconds. Here’s a look at it in action. In the video, the driver actually blows right past 60 mph and hits 81 in what seems…