Tag: Tesla Model S

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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Can A 1,000 HP McLaren 720S Keep Up With A Tesla Model S Plaid?

We recently discovered that not even a McLaren 765LT can keep up with a Tesla Model S Plaid in a straight-line, but what about a tuned, 1,000 hp 720S? To answer that question, the Hoonigan crew managed to line up an extensively modified 720S alongside a Model S Plaid for some performance testing. Street-legal cars […]

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MIT Study Finds Tesla Drivers Are Less Attentive When Autopilot Is Enabled

A study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has revealed that drivers using Tesla’s Autopilot system are less attentive when the system is enabled. The report has been following Tesla Model S and Model X owners during their daily routine over a year or more in the greater Boston area. These vehicles were equipped […]

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The McLaren 765LT Is No Match For The Tesla Model S Plaid Down The Quarter-Mile

The McLaren 765LT was the king of the drag strip but it appears the Tesla Model S Plaid has now taken that crown. Brooks from the DragTimes Youtube channel recently took delivery of a Model S Plaid and also happens to own a 765LT, so he promptly headed to the drag strip to put them […]

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Tesla Model S Plaid Annihilates A Model Y Performance On The Drag Strip

Before it was launched, Tesla made some very bold claims about the Model S Plaid. Since it came out, there’s been no shortage of proof that it is insanely quick. That’s not a new feeling for Tesla, though, as its EVs have already made a name for themselves when it comes to their performance. To […]

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