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A Tesla Model S P85D has gone 452.8 miles on a single charge. Two drivers claim to have set a new world record for the longest distance traveled on a single charge with the Tesla Model S, which has an EPA-certified 253 miles per charge. But by averaging a speed of 24.2 mph, the two […]

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Three new changes are coming for the Tesla Model S, including a new “ludicrous mode.” If the P85D’s “insane” mode was not enough for you, when this setting is engaged, the now-quicker Model S will reach 60 mph in a reported 2.8 seconds making the previous P85D’s 3.2 seconds seem sluggish. Top speed is 155 […]

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Somehow we don’t think Tesla Motors intended the Model S to wow crowds as a pro drift competitor, but this it has. Last month this 416-horsepower rear-wheel-drive Model S with traction control deactivated had no difficulty smoking the tires and doing its thing in Japan. Notably absent is any kind of screaming engine making this […]

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The longest-range rear-wheel-drive Model S is already rated 265 miles from its 85-kwh battery but Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said he will “end range anxiety” if that was a concern. To be sure 208-265 mile Model S ratings are less than many gas cars, much farther than other EVs in the sub-100 mile club, […]

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The latest Easter egg found on the Tesla Model S may just be the best one yet. Most people familiar with Tesla already recognize that its CEO, Elon Musk, is not your conventional auto manufacturer president. He makes exorbitant predictions, curses during interviews and refuses to follow traditional sales methods. And, it turns out, he […]

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Named for the second year in a row by Consumer Reports as the overall top pick among nine vehicle categories is the Tesla Model S with Toyota’s outgoing Prius Liftback nabbing the top green car designation. Tesla launched its car June 2012, and since the time Consumer Reports bought an 85-kwh version and began testing […]

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A Tesla Model S tested under varying winter conditions was found to use approximately 40-percent more energy according to a Tesla owner’s written report. The information documented by Rob M., an engineer, is posted at Teslarati.com. Even though this website is geared towards Tesla owners and enthusiasts, reviews and articles appear balanced without expressing obvious […]

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A new interior upgrade for the Tesla Model S gives consumers the option of replacing the rear bench seat with two executive-style seats. The $2,000 option adds a set of seats that are leather-wrapped and heated, with a center console in between. Included in the price is the $750 subzero weather package, mounting defrosters on […]

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What do the Apple Watch and the Tesla Model S have in common? Probably not much on first thought, but Ukraine-based software developer, Eleks Labs, has grand plans to change all that. The Apple Watch is not scheduled to hit the stores until April (and is likely to be priced at around the $349 mark), […]

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The Tesla P85D drag race show on YouTube is starting, and one matchup is between a 691 horsepower Lamborghini Aventador versus the 691 horsepower P85D. Of course the Lamborghini weighs less, costs more, is a genuine supercar, and the P85D is an all-wheel-drive Model S that does very well indeed. The owner of the Aventador, […]

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