Tesla Cars

Tesla is a brand of all electric vehicles founded in 2003 by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning in San Carlos, California. The company's first product was the Tesla Roadster, which has been joined by the Model S sedan. Named for the famous inventor and electrical engineer Nikola Tesla, the company is currently headed by its CEO and PayPal co-founder Elon Musk.


2016 Tesla Model X
2016 Tesla Model X
MSRP:
$80,000
Engine:
MPG:
101 City / 102 HWY
2016 Tesla Model S
2016 Tesla Model S
MSRP:
$70,000
Engine:
MPG:
88 City / 90 HWY
2015 Tesla Model S
2015 Tesla Model S
MSRP:
$69,900
Engine:
MPG:
94 City / 97 HWY
Tesla gets FTC approval to acquire Solar City in $2.6 billion deal

The acquisition was on an FTC list of proposed transactions for "early termination."

Governmental approval of the deal moves Tesla one step closer to buying – or perhaps more appropriately bailing out – Solar City.
Tesla quietly increases the cost of Autopilot during P100D hoopla

Does it really matter?

There doesn't seem to be any new hardware associated with Autopilot 2.0.
Tesla Model S P100D does 0-60 in 2.5 seconds and has 315 miles of range

Is that more or less than 1.21 gigawatts?

P90D owners are invited to upgrade... for an additional charge, of course.

For Sale

2013 Tesla Model S
$51,988 / 53,557 miles / CA
2016 Tesla Model X
$109,798 / 7,514 miles / CA
2013 Tesla Model S
$47,492 / 77,885 miles / CA
Watch Rimac's Concept One roast a LaFerrari and Tesla Model S in a drag race

Or, how to make a Ferrari look slow.

Sorry, Tesla, but this electric supercar is faster.
Tesla Model X P90D First Drive
We finally get to test drive the Tesla Model X. Despite all the fun we had, we noticed a few bugs. These might be a problem come time for the Model 3.
NTSB preliminary report: Tesla was speeding, Autopilot engaged

Model S was going 74 mph in a 65 mph zone.
Feds investigate Tesla Autopilot fatality

NHTSA is investigating the Tesla Model S and its Autopilot feature after a fatality in May.
Some of Tesla's Model S recall checks are pretty lo-fi

A Tesla owner demonstrates the lo-fi check for the potential front seat belt pretensioner issue in the Model S.