Perhaps no car company today is as good at the extended tease as California electric-car maker Tesla Motors. Whether it's tweets from CEO Elon Musk, fervent fan speculation on few facts, or mainstream-media coverage based on incomplete knowledge and misunderstanding, the tiny carmaker gets huge media attention. Now, a comment tweeted to Musk by a software hacker may have revealed the company's next high-end performance version of its Model S electric luxury sport sedan. DON'T MISS: Tesla Model S: From Insane to Ludicrous to slice 1/4-mile times (with video) As laid out on electric-car site...
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Tesla Motors has built a strong reputation for performance, starting with its first Roadster and then its Model S P85 and P85+ sedans, before moving to the dual-motor P85D and most recently the latest line-leading P90DL. But how much has performance actually improved with these evolutionary changes...George Parrott
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The Tesla Model S P85D electric car is breathtakingly quick, and quietly forceful in a way that makes it simultaneously a tailpipe-free counterpoint and a serious rival to some of the world’s top performance cars. You won’t need to search hard to find video footage of this...Bengt Halvorson
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Electric-car advocates know that a seamless rush of maximum torque from 0 rpm is one of the secret advantages of using an electric motor to power a vehicle. And that fact--most publicly shown off by the Tesla Model S P85D performance model, and now by its even faster successor, the P90D--has pretty...John Voelcker