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Tesla Roadster 3.0's $29,000 Battery Upgrade: 330 Miles Or More Of Range

Tesla Roadster 3.0's $29,000 Battery Upgrade: 330 Miles Or More Of Range

Electric-car maker Tesla Motors has a lot on its hands right now, with deliveries of its Model X electric SUV at the end of the month, a battery gigafactory under construction, a mass-priced electric car to unveil next spring, and so forth. So it's encouraging to learn that the company is now... read more

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2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Tesla Roadster Battery Upgrade Details: Coming This Week, Musk Says

Say what you will about Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk, he's one of the very few global automaker CEOs who personally responds to owner questions via Twitter. And... read more December 23, 2014 by 

2015 BMW i8 construction at Leipzig plant

Strong Demand For BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Coupe May Presage Production Rise

The 2015 BMW i8 coupe's futuristic styling gained our attention when we test drove it earlier this year, and apparently we're not the only ones. Demand for the sleek plug-in... read more November 25, 2014 by 

Volkswagen XL Sport concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show

Volkswagen XL Sport At Paris Motor Show: The Details (Video)

Last week's media days at the Paris Motor Show were the usual mix of cars and marketing. They brought together stunning concept cars, more prosaic production models under pin... read more October 7, 2014 by 

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata live photos

2016 Mazda Miata: Sexy New Roadster Highlights Low Sales Of Two-Seat Cars

The Mazda MX-5, formerly Miata, holds a Guinness World Record as the highest-selling two-seater sports car in history. More than 940,000 MX-5s have been made since 1989, and... read more September 5, 2014 by 

Polaris Slingshot

Polaris Slingshot: Is A 173-HP, $20K '3-Wheeled Motorcycle' A Car?

Three wheeled vehicles get a lot of attention from hardcore fans of performance cars. They also get plenty of attention from hardcore fans of green vehicles--as they share... read more August 14, 2014 by 

Carice Mk1 electric sports car (Images: Carice Cars)

Carice Electric Sports Car Is Tiny, Beautiful, Kinda Expensive

Electric sports cars are not a major priority for automakers right now. Traditionally, sports cars of any sort don't sell in huge numbers (Mazda's Miata is still shy of a... read more June 27, 2014 by 

Ferrari LaFerrari

Even Ferrari To Cut Carbon Emissions, With Hybrid V-12 & Turbo V-8 Engines

The fastest, most expensive sports cars and supercars must constantly boost performance to stay competitive--and now they're also having to cut their carbon emissions at the... read more June 24, 2014 by 

Trident Iceni Magna

Trident Poised To Launch World's Fastest Diesel Cars

British sports car brand Trident is set to launch two new variants of its Iceni sports car--billed as the world's fastest and most fuel-efficient diesel sports cars. The... read more April 29, 2014 by 

2015 BMW i8, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

2015 BMW i8: Sexy Plug-In Hybrid Sport Coupe Coming Later This Year

With awareness of the 2014 BMW i3 battery-electric car starting to rise--it will arrive at dealers in late April or early May--it's sometimes easy to forget that BMW has a... read more February 27, 2014 by 

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray first drive

Corvette Stingray Gets 29 MPG (Highway), But Only With A Clutch Pedal

Who knew choosing a manual transmission could still give you better gas mileage? The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray gets decent EPA gas mileage ratings for a V-8 sports... read more October 5, 2013 by 

Porsche 918 Spyder online configurator

Configure A 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Plug-In Hybrid Sports Car For Yourself

You know a car is ready for the road when its online configurator goes live. For the Porsche 918 Spyder, it has been a long journey from the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, where the... read more September 25, 2013 by 

Porsche 918 Spyder, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche 918 Spyder Live Photo Gallery: 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche officially debuted its long awaited 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid supercar at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. First shown in concept form at the 2010 Geneva Show, and... read more September 10, 2013 by 

Engine bay of Caterham's upcoming entry-level model

Tiny Kei-Car Engine For Iconic Caterham 7 Sports Car

Putting a tiny engine in a hairy-chested sports car doesn't seem like the perfect recipe for fun, but British sports car companies have always been a little... different... read more August 9, 2013 by  3

2013 Detroit Electric SP:01

Delays At Detroit Electric Postpone Electric Sports Car By A Month

Forgive the cynicism, but color us not all that surprised at the news that startup automaker Detroit Electric is postponing production of its SP:01 electric sports car by "at... read more June 2, 2013 by  5

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive Supercar: First Drive Video

It was a Mercedes-Benz icon before it became a performance flagship. Now it's a messenger for the future: the gullwing's going electric. The SLS AMG Electric Drive electric... read more March 4, 2013 by  5


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