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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

Drifting a Tesla

Drifting a Tesla

Despite its tremendous torque, it’s not exactly easy to make a Tesla Model S go sideways, Japanese pro drifter Nobuteru Taniguchi proves that it’s at least sort of possible as he burns rubber in the electric executive sedan.

Tesla Model S 70D

Tesla Model S 70D

The new entry level Model S has the dual motor all-wheel drive tech previously exclusive to the higher tiers. It has a 70kWh battery, 329hp motors and a range of up to 240mi. It’s also compatible with the optional autopilot package.

Tesla Model S P85D Insane Mode

Tesla Model S P85D Insane Mode

(NSFW: Language) The Tesla Model S P85D‘s Insane Mode rockets the car from 0 to 60mph in just 3.2s with the help of its dual electric motors. YouTuber DragTimes captured his friends’ reaction to the breakneck acceleration.

Tesla Model S D Series

Tesla Model S D Series

The D Series has dual motors, giving the Model S more power and all-wheel drive. The top of the line P85D has a total of 691hp (221hp front, 470hp rear) and does 0 to 60mph in 3.2s. The car will also get autopilot capabilities soon.

Saleen Tesla FOURSIXTEEN

Saleen Tesla FOURSIXTEEN

Saleen makes the Tesla Model S sportier on the inside and out, tweaking its drivetrain for faster acceleration and its suspension for more agility. The FOURSIXTEEN also has front and rear air vents, a spoiler and diffuser.

XchangE Self-Driving Car Concept

XchangE Self-Driving Car Concept

Rinspeed imagines how high-end cars might look like when autonomous driving technology matures. Based on the Tesla Model S, the XchangE is basically a compact hotel on wheels. With a motel bathtub paint job. More here.

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Making the Tesla Model S

Making the Tesla Model S

Wired takes us inside the Tesla Model S factory. It still amazes us that raw coils of sheet metal can transformed into such a beautiful and functional vehicle. While the plant employs 3000 humans, robots are the true star of the show.

Tesla Motors Fast Battery Swap

Tesla Motors Fast Battery Swap

Tesla car owners can recharge their cars for free at a Tesla Supercharge stations, but recently the company announced a new option: a $60-$80 battery swap that is twice as fast as filling up a gas tank. More at i4U.

Tesla Electricity Fight

Tesla Electricity Fight

(Some audience language NSFW) At the Belfast Festival at Queen’s in Ireland, two performance artists put on a mesmerizing stage fight using special suits and tesla coils. (Thanks Rachit!)

Tesla Model X

Tesla Model X

Tesla’s all-electric, AWD SUV seats seven, has a striking industrial design with “falcon-wing” doors, and can zip from 0-to-60 in just 4.2 seconds. Out in 2014. Watch the reveal here at 13:30.

Tesla Model S (Video)

Tesla Model S (Video)

You’ve seen the pictures, now see it in action. Tesla finally shows off its Model S electric sedan. The car in the video is actually an alpha version, but it’s already looking good. Awfully quiet too.

Tesla Roadster 2.5

Tesla Roadster 2.5

The super car redefined: a lean, mean and green machine. A 288-hp AC motor combined with a carbon fiber body gets the Roadster from 0-to-60 mph in just 3.7s. How’s that for an electric car?

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