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You knew someone would do it, and so here it is – a Tesla P85D versus Tesla P90D drag race. Drag Times found what looks like a deserted stretch to stage the sprint between Tesla’s two highest-performance all-wheel-drive Model S versions. Tesla says the P85D delivers 691 horses and the P90D delivers 762. Both cars […]

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The Tesla Model S P85D can add another item to its long list of bragging rights. The regular Model S version of this all-electric luxury sedan was already the best car Consumer Reports had ever tested, earning an almost unheard of near-perfect score of 99 points. But the higher-performance P85D variant topped that, driving away […]

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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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Is the blistering acceleration for Tesla’s P85D and P90D being slightly over billed? Tesla says the Tesla P85D accelerates from 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds, but Consumer Reports and Edmunds.com say under their careful testing, it turned 3.5 seconds. Does that mean the P90D might also be over-estimated, and return 3.2, not 2.8 seconds? That’s […]

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In a series of tweets, Tesla chief Elon Musk is sharing details on the Model S P85D including that it will get a tad quicker to 60 thanks to a free over the air software update. SEE ALSO: Tesla P85D Dyno Test Produces 864 Pounds-Feet of Torque The updates have been a part of owning […]

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The many thousands of reservation holders for Tesla’s Model X had rumors and an analyst’s conjecture confirmed yesterday as production will be delayed until the third quarter of 2015. In 2012 we reported Tesla would begin deliveries the end of 2013, but then in March 2013 when Tesla repaid its $465 million loan early it […]

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Tesla may have just announced the quickest 0-60 sedan, but just as notable is how Model S has sprinted from 0-50 – thousand sales that is – as it’s on track for 50,000 globally by the end of October. Estimated sales through the end of September are 46,928 according to various reports and Tesla’s quarterly […]

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Tesla is pushing the frontier in many ways, and its 691-horsepower all-wheel-drive P85D just announced is a technological feat, but some of Tesla’s assertions appear a bit stretched even next to cars by Dodge. Yes Dodge, and many other automakers could also contend some of Tesla’s statements as well. In its blog post last week, […]

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