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The Tesla Triangulator

The Tesla Triangulator

The guys at Nukazooka poke fun at the low poly look of the Tesla Cybertruck with this hilarious clip that imagines a pocket-sized gadget that could turn anything into a primitive and clunky version of itself. We wonder what would happen if you pointed it at LEGO’s Cybertruck.

What’s Inside a Tesla Motor?

What’s Inside a Tesla Motor?

The What’s Inside? channel presents one of its more costly videos, as they rip apart open one of the powerful drive motors from a Tesla Model S to see all of the gears, goo, and other goodies inside. This particular rear motor dates back to 2012, and was purchased off of eBay.

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Tesla Model 3 Pickup Truck

Tesla Model 3 Pickup Truck

(PG-13: Language) EV maker Tesla is working on a pickup truck, but Simone Giertz doesn’t have the patience to wait for its release. Instead, she did what any enterprising maker with a massive YouTube following would do – she called in her friends to help carve up a Tesla Model 3 and make it into a ute, dubbed the “Truckla.”

Tesla Model Y

Tesla Model Y

The Tesla Model Y is the bigger brother of the Model 3. It seats up to seven people, has up to 66cuft of storage space and will have a range of up to 230mi on its entry level variant. Its performance model features all wheel drive and a 0 to 60mph time of 3.5s.

Tesla + Honda = Teslonda

Tesla + Honda = Teslonda

Automotive madman Jimmy Built managed to cram the drive unit from a Tesla Model S and the battery pack from a Chevy Volt into an old Honda Accord. The result is a crazy lightweight car that can do 0-to-60 in about 2.7 sec, and sounds like a remote-controlled toy doing it.

Tesla Coil Rhapsody

Tesla Coil Rhapsody

There’s quite literally something electric in the air with this high voltage performance of Queen’s rock opera. Electronics wiz Fabrício H. Franzoli programmed a duo of solid state Tesla coils to “sing” a portion of the track. His take on Daft Punk is pretty awesome too.

How a Tesla Model 3 Gets Made

How a Tesla Model 3 Gets Made

Tesla recently shared this brief time-lapse video shot from the point-of-view of a Model 3 going through the company’s assembly line. The car’s thousands of parts are installed by a combination of human and machine workers. We’d love to see a longer, narrated version.

Epic Rap Battle: Musk vs. Zuckerberg

Epic Rap Battle: Musk vs. Zuckerberg

(PG-13: Language) “When I’m conquering MySpace… It’s actual SPACE, man. Two giants of technology face off in a battle for the modern age, as the innovative, yet controversial duo brag about their achievements, in this satirical rap about their two very different styles.

SpaceX Cat

SpaceX Cat

Other than the fact that the vehicle isn’t fully-autonomous, we’re guessing Elon Musk would approve of Kaipotainment’s goofy video clip about a cat that drives a Tesla into space and encounters a strange and mystical figure.

Modern Day Marvels

Modern Day Marvels

Mental Floss’ latest Scatterbrained dropped a ton of trivia about today’s technological and engineering marvels. Learn about the skyscraper with the biggest clocks in the world, a brief history of robots, Tesla and Panasonic’s massive battery factory and more.

How Elon Musk Saved SpaceX & Tesla

How Elon Musk Saved SpaceX & Tesla

Elon Musk is often hailed as a visionary, and his companies Tesla and SpaceX are often looked upon favorably. But a decade ago, both companies were days away from going bankrupt, with no brilliant solution in sight. Of course, those wouldn’t be his only challenges.

Tesla Model X Tows a Plane

Tesla Model X Tows a Plane

…and not just any plane. The Boeing 787-9 is a passenger airplane mostly made of carbon laminate, but it still weighs over 280,000 lb. The Tesla Model X P100D managed to tow the beast, setting a Guinness World Record in the process. Cue “yo mama” jokes.

Verne Troyer’s Tesla Model S

Verne Troyer’s Tesla Model S

Actor Verne Troyer bought himself a present from a charity auction this holiday season – a Tesla Model S. But rather than go for the 6-figure P100D with Ludicrous mode, he went for the right-sized Radio Flyer edition, which maxes out at 6 mph, but is still a proper EV.

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New Tesla Roadster

New Tesla Roadster

Tesla is back with a new version of the car that put it on the map. The all-new 2+2 Tesla Roadster goes from 0-to-60 in a mindblowing 1.9s, 1/4 mile in 8.8s, has a top speed of 250 mpg, and will offer a driving range of up to 620 miles. It’s $200K to start, but still, holy crap.

Tesla Model 3: Elon Musk’s Master Plan

Tesla Model 3: Elon Musk’s Master Plan

In less than 15 years, a new player in the car industry managed to convince America that electric cars can be stylish and practical. With the coming of the Model 3, Tesla co-founder Elon Musk hopes to tack on the last crucial adjective: attainable.

Electrified Porsche 911S

Electrified Porsche 911S

Lift the engine cover of this 1973 Porsche 911S, and there it is, a Tesla Model S power system in this vintage sports car.  DriveWithDave met up with its builder Zelectric to scoot around town, the steep hills of San Diego flattened by the massive torque of the electric drivetrain.

Tesla Model S GT Race Car

Tesla Model S GT Race Car

From the factory, the Tesla Model S P100D can do 0-to-60 in 2.5s in Ludicrous mode. But this race-prepped version will do it in 2.0s flat, thanks to an 1100 lb. weight loss, a boost to 778hp, an aero body kit, and race suspension. The cars race in the new Electric GT series.

Tesla Senses Tingling!

Tesla Senses Tingling!

DV Hardware shares this dashcam footage of a road accident in the Netherlands. The video was taken onboard a Tesla Model X, which sensed a sudden deceleration two cars away, then beeped and braked on its own. Fortunately, no one was badly hurt.

What a Self-Driving Tesla Sees

What a Self-Driving Tesla Sees

Every Tesla rolling off the assembly line now includes the hardware needed for full autonomy. While the capabilities still need to be rolled out to customers via software, this impressive demo video shows off how their self-driving cars see the world.

Tesla Solar Roof

Tesla Solar Roof

The third part of Tesla’s bid to make going green appealing and reasonably-priced. The Solar Roof is a set of tempered glass tiles that look just like normal roof tiles. Paired with the new Powerwall 2 batteries, the system can easily power a four-bedroom house.

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P100D vs. Huracan 1/4 Mile Race

P100D vs. Huracan 1/4 Mile Race

DragTimes presents a quarter-mile drag race between two cars coming from opposite ends and meeting in the middle. In the red corner, we have a comfortable and mild-mannered entry level supercar. In the blue corner is a family sedan, albeit the world’s quickest one.

Tesla Model S P100D

Tesla Model S P100D

Tesla continues to outdo itself with its Model S. The new top-of-the-line variant does 0-to-60 in 2.5 seconds in Ludicrous mode, as fast as the most expensive hypercars, and amazing for a 5-seat family sedan. Battery range is now up to 315 mi, and P90D buyers can upgrade their cars.

Bentley Bentayga vs. Tesla Model X

Bentley Bentayga vs. Tesla Model X

Motor Trend’s Head 2 Head compares the world’s fastest SUV, the 2017 Bentley Bentayga, with the world’s quickest SUV, the 2016 Tesla Model X. It’s mostly a sane discussion, except for the silly drag race at 3:31.

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3

Tesla’s most affordable car yet goes from 0 to 60mph in under 6s and lasts at least 215mi per charge. It has Autopilot and Supercharger as standard, as well as a single pane glass roof and a 15″ touchscreen control panel. Drops 2017 for $35K ($27.5K after credits).

Tesla Model S for Kids

Tesla Model S for Kids

Tesla teamed up with wagon and toy maker Radio Flyer to create a diminutive version of its luxurious and eco-friendly Model S Sedan. Like the real deal, it uses fast-charging lithium ion batteries, though its Ludicrous Mode tops out at 6mph. Drops 5/16 for $500 to $800.

Tesla Model S Autopilot

Tesla Model S Autopilot

Tesla Motors’ latest ad is a real-world demonstration of the Model S’ optional Autopilot technology. When you’re on the highway you can activate cruise control, automatic steering and automatic lane changing. The car can also park on its own.

Model S vs. V8 Supercar Drag Race

Model S vs. V8 Supercar Drag Race

Car Advice pitted the Tesla Model S P85D against Australia’s fastest road legal four-door sedan, but it was no contest. For a real challenge they brought in a lightweight rocket: a V8 Supercar with no less than pro driver Tim Slade at the helm.

2016 Tesla Model X

2016 Tesla Model X

The Tesla Model X is finally in production. The base model 90D has a total output of 518hp, while the P90D has 752hp at its disposal. It has a top speed of 155mph and rockets from 0 to 60mph in 3.2s with an optional upgrade.

Tesla’s Charger Robot

Tesla’s Charger Robot

Tesla showed off a prototype of a new type of charger that uses snake-like appendage to automatically reach out towards a vehicle, and plug itself into the car’s charging port. Just add a few more arms, and you’ve got Doc Ock.

Tesla M Motorcycle Concept

Tesla M Motorcycle Concept

Tesla is focused on making automobiles, but a speedy Tesla motorcycle could be awesome. Jans Slapins has envisioned just that – a bike with a 150kW motor, carbon fiber wheels, and storage where the conventional engine would be.

Tesla Powerwall

Tesla Powerwall

The first product from Tesla’s new Energy division, the Powerwall is a home backup battery system. Its liquid-cooled lithium-ion batteries store energy during off-peak hours or from renewable sources like solar energy.

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