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Tesla’s new option, Ludicrous mode, helps deliver a quarter-mile drag time that beats some of the top supercars around. A 20 year-old Tesla Model S P90D owner took to the Rockingham Dragstrip to prove the electric car’s mettle and registered a quarter-mile time of 10.8 seconds in a production version of the car. That drag […]

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After a number of races against supercars on public roads and on drag strips, the Tesla Model S was put to a new quickness test. Or, actually, a “test subject” – the son of Drag Times’ Brooks Weisblat – was offered by his dad a $100 bill if only he could grab it from its taped […]

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Some people will look at the private home charging setup for the first owner of a Tesla Model S P90D in Europe and say “it must be nice.” We don’t know for a fact it’s the “first” P90D but a YouTube account by Stephan Maag says it is, as he demonstrates a mini hydroelectric generator […]

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In the time it takes a Toyota Camry to do 0-60 mph, a video of Tesla’s P90D can rip from 0-100. Timed on a public road under cover of night, the 762-horsepower all-wheel-drive car did the run in 7.76 seconds. Its 0-60 time was just 2.85 seconds meaning riders on literbikes better be pretty good […]

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When the Tesla 90D was announced in July – offered as the standard 90D or high-performance P90D – it was touted as the Model S with the longest range and quickest off-the-line speed. The P90D is the only Model S capable of “Ludicrous” speed, making it the quickest-accelerating sedan at 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds. […]

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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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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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The very first Tesla P90D customers could take delivery any day now Reports are now that the blazing-fast EV is in transit, and like the car, things can happen fast at Tesla. Not long after a jaw-dropping P85D all-wheel-drive version last October was announced with 691 horsepower, Tesla in July upped the ante agin with […]

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