Tag: Tesla

Tesla’s Model S Plaid Prototype Has Sprouted A Massive Rear Wing

Tesla has once again upgraded a Model S Plaid prototype it is currently testing at the Nurburgring, as our latest spy images reveal. Late last week, a pair of Model S prototypes lapped the circuit with a number of bold aerodynamic parts, including a dark blue one with a crazy rear diffuser. Fast forward a […]

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Tesla Sits Helplessly As Cameras Record Rear-End Collision

Maybe, one day, full Level 5 autonomous tech will enable cars to perform some kind of evasive maneuver to avoid getting rear-ended – but, until then, things like this will inevitably happen. Still, this incident involving a Tesla and an old Toyota Corolla is a perfect example of how useful such a feature would be. […]

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Tesla Says Production Roadster Will Be Better In Every Way Than The Prototype

Tesla is promising that the production version of the new Roadster will be even better than the head-turning prototype unveiled a couple of years ago. While recently speaking on the Ride the Lightning podcast, Tesla chief designer Franz von Holzhausen said that the all-electric supercar is still undergoing developent: “It’s evolving deservedly so; it needs […]

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Is Tesla Readying A “Track Mode Package” Upgrade For The Model 3 Performance?

Tesla seems to be readying a series of mechanical upgrades to complement the ‘Track Mode’ in the Model 3 Performance. A parts catalog picked by a user on Reddit indicates that Tesla will offer a ‘Track Mode Package’ for the Model 3 Performance that includes new tires, revised brakes and… a carbon fiber wheel cap. […]

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Tesla Gets Government Approval To Start Building Cars In China

Tesla has been granted approval to start local production of its vehicles at Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai. Confirmation came on Thursday, when Tesla was added to a government list of approved automotive manufacturers from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Reuters reports. With this approval, the automaker can start local production the moment it’s […]

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Elon Musk Testifies That He’s Financially Illiquid (!) In British Driver Lawsuit

Elon Musk has testified that he is “financially illiquid” in a legal filing related to the ongoing defamation lawsuit involving the outspoken executive and British diver Vernon Unsworth. According to a report from Bloomberg, a filing from Unsworth’s attorney refers to “Musk’s sworn testimony that he is financially illiquid.” What this means is that he […]

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Taycan Turbo S Outperforms Model S P100D In German Test, Tesla Fans Are Not Happy

German publication Vox Automobili recently gathered together a brand new Porsche Taycan Turbo S and Tesla Model S P100D for a series of tests. The full clip, available here, is previewed in the YouTube video below. In the first test, the duo were pitted against each other to see which changes direction better in an […]

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Musk Says Tesla Pickup Will Be Like A Futuristic “Armored Personnel Carrier”

Elon Musk has teased Tesla’s upcoming all-electric pickup truck once again, revealing that it will be akin to an “armored personnel carrier.” The automaker even released an intriguing teaser image of the pickup a little while back, prompting enthusiasts around the world to try and imagine what the vehicle will look like. Asked on Twitter […]

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