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Ever since the release of the high-performance Tesla P85D, its combined horsepower of 691 has been quoted liberally and loudly. CEO Elon Musk confirmed the rating on “60 Minutes.” It was printed in a Tesla Model S brochure (see below). And a multitude of automotive magazines and websites listed it. But one group of Tesla […]

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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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A stock Tesla Model S P85D was recently tested by Drag Times on a dynamometer and delivered 864 pounds-feet of peak torque which helps explain why it can be quicker to 50 mph than a Lamborghini Aventador. Tesla rates the new all-wheel-drive car with pricing that starts just shy of $106,000 at 471 horsepower to […]

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There will be more Tesla P85D videos as deliveries continue, but for starters, a video by one Allen Wong demonstrates some quickness on the streets against a Ferrari as well as other speed demonstrations. Wong, who says he will be getting a P85D for Christmas, says he went around with the loaned Tesla and he […]

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A photo taken by a member of the Tesla Motors Club at an airfield reveals a Model S with “P85D” logo suggesting an upgraded new version of the S. On Wednesday Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted, “About time to unveil the D and something else.” As calculated by the crafty company head, the vague statement […]

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