California Gas Car Ban and Tesla Model S Plaid Threatens Luxury Brands
Last week, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order, requiring that all new car sales in California must be electric by 2035. In an opinion piece in the South China Morning Post Tuesday, Daniel Langer posited that the unveiling of the Tesla Model S Plaid combined with California’s ban on gas cars could “spell […]
Tesla Model S Plaid Launches for $140,000, Goes 0-60 in 2 Seconds
Among several other announcements at Tesla’s Battery Day, the company announced one of the most exciting developments in its fastest electric vehicle yet becoming available to the consumer market. On Tuesday at the Tesla (TSLA) Battery Day event, CEO Elon Musk announced the long-anticipated Tesla Model S Plaid, which will retail for $140,000 US, and […]
Tesla Model S With ‘Deep Crimson’ Color Seen at SpaceX Headquarters [update]
A few days ago, Musk had teased that a new ‘deep crimson’ color was being developed in Giga Berlin. Twitter user Ryan McCaffrey posted a photo of a Tesla Model S on Twitter parked at the SpaceX Headquarters. The vehicle body was painted in a mysterious color: As reported by Teslarati, this Tesla Model S […]
Tesla Updates Model S/X Specs with 250 kW Max Supercharging Rates
Along with lowering the price of the Model Y, adding new accessories for Model S and Model X, Tesla has made some more quiet changes for its original sedan and SUV. The Tesla website has updated the specs page for the Model S and Model X to now indicate Supercharging Max rates are now at...
Tesla Wireless Charger for Model S/X Now Available for $125 USD
Tesla launched new accessories for Model S and Model X on Saturday afternoon. While the Model 3 and Model Y include wireless chargers for smartphones as standard, you can now buy this accessory for your Model S and Model X at a hefty $125 USD (or $170 in Canada, ouch). "Stay charged with the Model...
U.S. Investigates Tesla Model S Touchscreen Failures
Tesla experienced some problems with a batch of Model S vehicles this week. While the Model S has been out of the spotlight for the company as of late, a new report shows some concerning issues with some touchscreens. As a result, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened an investigation into the issue. […]
Tesla Model S Long Range Plus Now Has 402 mile / 647 km EPA Range
Tesla’s Model S Long Range Plus now has an EPA range of 402 miles (647 kilometres), setting a new standard for how far an electric vehicle can travel on one charge. The company made the announcement earlier this evening on its company blog: Starting today, all North American Model S Long Range Plus vehicles have...
Tesla Model S Owners Get Notification for Full Self-Driving Computer Upgrade
image via u/Byshop303 on reddit Tesla’s Full Self-Driving package offers some additional features and advantages when compared to the base package. As a result, the company recently announced a price increase for the FSD package coming up on July 1st, 2020. But what about those who drive older vehicles that need a newer computer in […]
Range Test: Tesla Model S LR Raven [VIDEO]
image via Bjørn Nyland The Tesla Model S remains a staple of innovation and performance within the electric vehicle space. Drivers praised the vehicle for its impressive 0 – 60 mph times and battery efficiency. But just how well does the Model S LR Raven hold its range? A new video from Bjørn Nyland explores […]
Tesla Model S Performance Receives Updated 0-60 mph Figure
The Tesla Model S Performance received some recent changes to its initial 0-60 mph estimates. On a new update found on Tesla’s website, the new 0-60 mph speed for the Tesla Model S Performance has been changed to 2.3 seconds. As seen on Tesla’s website, the figure remains quite impressive for the electric vehicle. In […]
Tesla Over the Air Update Increases Model S and Model X Performance
A new over the air (OTA) software update brings enhanced performance to both the Tesla Model X and the Model S. As discussed, the new Cheetah Mode gives drivers the ability to lower the front end of their vehicle in order to achieve quicker launch times. But that’s not the only feature this new update […]
Tesla Range Boost Software Updates Model S and Model X Range Efficiency
The Tesla Model S and Model X have started to receive improvements to their range efficiency with new Range Boost software updates. Range Boost software updates show a more accurate reflection of both Model S and Model X range estimates in the user interface. Software update 2020.4.11 brings about the changes amidst some user reports […]