Tag: Tesla Model S

Tesla To Add $20,000 Carbon Ceramic Brake Kit Option For Model S Plaid

Tesla is advertizing a carbon-ceramic brake kit for the 2022 Model S Plaid, as first noticed by Reddit’s u/BrandonNeider. The addition to the range may address performance concerns raised by those reviewing the high-performance model. “Designed for the ultimate track experience, the Model S Plaid Carbon Ceramic Brake Kit is a complete hardware package that […]

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Tesla Recalling Model S And Model X Again, This Time Because Their Airbags May Tear When Deployed

Tesla will recall several thousand 2021 Model S and Model X vehicles due to an airbag issue. An investigation from a Mexican supplier revealed that the wrapping and scoring processes used on the cover door could lead to the airbag catching on the cover door during deployment, potentially causing a tear in the in the […]

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The Model S Plaid Can Go From 0-60 Faster Than It Can Go From 60-0, Is That A Problem?

Ferdinand Porsche is quoted as having once said that no vehicle should be allowed to go faster than it can stop. The Tesla Model S Plaid, by that metric, would upset the legendary engineer. In a new video from Engineering Explained, Jason Fenske points out that in Motor Trend testing, the Tesla Model S Plaid is […]

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Surprise, Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing Is More Fun To Drive Than BMW M5 CS, But Tesla Model S Plaid Is The Fastest

The Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing, BMW M5 CS, and Tesla Model S Plaid are three of the most remarkable performance sedans on the market and in a truly epic review, Jason Cammisa from Hagerty recently had the opportunity to put them against each other. Most of the review is focused on the CT5-V Blackwing and M5 […]

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Latest Tesla Model S Plaid Review Says It Has Brakes And Steering Issues When Pushed Hard

The Tesla Model S Plaid is all the rage nowadays and accelerates unlike any other production car in a straight line. However, what’s it like apart from its amazing straight line performance? Eager to put the car through its paces, Throttle House managed to get their hands on one from a dealership in Toronto, Canada. […]

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Is The Ferrari SF90 Stradale A Genuine Threat To The Tesla Model S Plaid’s Acceleration?

Thanks to the introduction of cars like the Tesla Model S Plaid and Rimac Nevera, we are now living in an era where a vehicle with an internal combustion engine will likely never again hold the crown as the world’s quickest accelerating production car. However, can a hybridized ICE-powered supercar keeping up with the Model […]

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Tesla Model S Plaid With Active Aero Caught Testing At The Nürburgring

For all of its supercar performance, the Tesla Model S Plaid doesn’t really have much of the performance technology we expect from a supercar. The most obvious example is that hallmark of modern supercardom, active aerodynamics. But that might be changing. Our spy photographers caught a Tesla Model S Plaid lapping the Nürburgring with a […]

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The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Majors On Luxury But There’s No Way It’ll Keep Up With A Tesla Model S

Nobody is going to buy a Mercedes-Benz S-Class with the expectation that they can keep up with a Tesla Model S. Nevertheless, CarWow recently decided to pit a new S500 against an old Model S P100D to have some fun and show how the two compare. When the Model S was first launched in P100D […]

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Chinese Court Orders Tesla To Pay Model S Owner Over $230,000, But The Automaker Is Suing Him Back

The Chinese owner of a second-hand Tesla Model S has successfully sued the car manufacturer. Al Jazeera reports that a court in Beijing concluded that Tesla had misrepresented the condition of the second-hand Model S that was purchased by Han Chao for 379,700 yuan ($58,700). An investigation concluded that the car had undergone major repairs […]

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