Tesla Model S Plaid Charging At 936 MPH: Can Rivals Beat It?

The Model S Plaid charges very quickly, but how does it compare to 800-volt rivals? Can the Tesla Model S Plaid and refreshed Model S Long Range charge faster than all other Tesla vehicles? How does the new 2021 Model S fare versus other EVs with 800-volt systems? When it comes

US: Tesla Increases Model S And Model X Prices By $5,000

The increases concern only Long Range versions. Tesla accustomed us this year to quite frequent price changes in the U.S. – price increases actually – and here it happened again. This time, the company has increased the prices of Model S Long Range AWD and Model X Long Range AWD

Primed Tesla Model Y Bodies Shown At Giga Berlin Paint Shop

While Tesla’s Germany factory faces delays, it appears the company is already testing its paint shop. Much like the developing situation at Tesla’s fifth Gigafactory, Giga Austin, its German Gigafactory – officially the fourth Tesla factory to begin construction – is starting to show more and more signs of progress.

2022 Tesla Model S Plaid Test: How to Use Launch Control

The 2022 Tesla Model S Plaid has many things in its arsenal to put down some insane acceleration numbers. For starters, it includes three electric motors—one at the front axle, and one at each rear wheel—to total 1,020 horsepower and 1,050 lb-ft of torque. A set of 21-inch Michelin Pilot

A Quad-Motor Model S Is Possible, But Tesla Didn’t Build It

Elon Musk famously named the new tri-motor, high-performance variant of the 2022 Tesla Model S the “Plaid” because like the movie Spaceballs says, it’s the only step beyond “Ludicrous,” the previous top-dog in the Model S lineup. Well what if there is a step beyond Plaid and the cancelled Plaid+?

MIC Tesla Model 3 SR+ Fast Charging Test Reveals Strong Results

The car equipped with CATL’s LFP battery cells basically matches the one with Panasonic’s NCA battery. Today we will take a look at one of the latest and most interesting fast charging tests in Europe of the Made-in-China (MIC) Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus (SR+). This particular version (SR+)

The 2022 Tesla Model S Plaid’s Steering Yoke: Pros and Cons Review

There have been quite a few attempts throughout time to reinvent the automotive steering wheel. Now comes the aircraft-style yoke—or is it a bloated Formula 1 wheel or, well, just make your own preferred comparison here—in the 2022 Tesla Model S Plaid.  Depending on who you talk to, Tesla sources

2022 Tesla Model S Plaid First Test Review: 0–60 MPH in 1.98 Seconds*!

“No production car has ever done 0-60 mph in under 2.0 seconds. “—Elon Musk After an exclusive MotorTrend first test of the new 1,020-hp 2022 Tesla Model S Plaid, a car with a promised 1.99-second 0-60-mph time, we can confirm the 2.0-second 0-60 barrier remains unbroken. Unless, that is, you

First look At The Tesla Model S New Lithium-Ion 12V Battery

It should perform tremendously better than the standard lead-acid one. The refreshed Tesla Model S and Model X include a huge number of new technologies, features and solutions. One of them is the all-new lithium-ion 12V auxiliary battery, which replaces a conventional lead-acid battery. DragTimes happens to be probably the