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The current base model Tesla Model S will soon be discontinued. The move has been expected with the introduction of the Model 3, but now Tesla has confirmed to Electrek the rear-wheel-drive Model S 75 will be axed Sept. 24. Currently, the entry-level Model S starts from $70,700 including destination, but once it’s gone that […]

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Consumer Reports has officially reinstated the Tesla Model S to it top safety rating ranking for fixing its emergency braking system. The consumer safety magazine had taken the Model S off that list in April after reviewing the vehicle and finding that Tesla’s software update for the automotive emergency braking (AEB) wasn’t adequate. The latest […]

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The Tesla Model S failed for the second time to achieve a Top Safety Pick+ rating from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety following its “small front overlap” test. Previously, the IIHS tested a 2016 model year Model S and determined the safety belt allowed the crash dummy’s torso to move too far forward and strike […]

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The Lucid Air will start at $52,500 after a $7,500 federal tax credit, the company announced today. This is a surprise departure from the initial reports that indicated a much higher base price. It also means that the base Lucid Air will undercut the current Tesla Model S 60 by $9,500, is not far off […]

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In a recent crash test by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS), two plug-in hybrids – Toyota Prius Prime and Chevy Volt – earned the highest Top Safety Pick Plus designation, while Tesla’s Model S and the BMW i3 fell short. To qualify for the IIHS’ Top Safety Pick, a car has to earn […]

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Tesla Motors has just launched its Model S 100D with an estimated 335 miles of range per charge, and starting price of $95,800 (plus destination). That comes from a 100 kWh battery. It’s still an EPA-estimated figure and the final figure may change slightly. However, you can pay $3,000 less if you order a Model […]

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The Tesla Model S topped Strategic Vision’s Consumer Love index for 2016. After capturing the title in the index’s inaugural award in 2014, the Tesla Model S was missing last year for sampling reasons. This allowed the Porsche Macan to be named America’s Most Loved Car in 2015, but now the Model S is back […]

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Data shared by Model S owners shows battery degradation could stay within the 90 percent mark through 200,000 miles driven. A group of Tesla owners on the Dutch-Belgium Tesla Forum are gathering data from 286 Tesla Model S owners across the world. It’s frequently being updated in a public Google file that you can view […]

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A video from the UK shows the aftermath of a what is described as a Tesla Model S having launched over a berm, bushes, and a parked Mercedes-Benz into the side of a Smart dealership. Just uploaded yesterday, the video gives no description, and it is possible the driver of the S was intoxicated, though […]

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The Tesla Model S might join the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) fleet after all. Earlier this year, LAPD chose to add 100 BMW i3s to its fleet with Police Administrator Vartan Yegiyan saying that the Tesla Model S wasn’t practical enough, suggesting that it was too expensive to be used as a fleet car. […]

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