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Looks like the LAPD is interested in the Tesla Model S after all

The LAPD is moving forward with the Model S as a police vehicle.

The LAPD is looking for a quicker electric car with more range. The Model S definitely fits the bill.

Motorsports
GT racing series based on Tesla Model S announced

The Electric GT World Series is hoping to become the first 100 per cent zero emissions GT championship, with 10 teams the target for the 2017 season.

Frankfurt
Brabus Zero Emission is a timidly-tuned Tesla

Brabus' take on the Tesla Model S P85D focuses on its style rather than its performance, leading us to worry if everything is okay in Bottrop.

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Tesla Model S broke Consumer Reports' rating system

The 2015 Tesla Model S P85D did so well in Consumer Reports' test that the EV actually broke the ratings system. It was the highest-rated car CR has ever tested.

CR: Tesla Model S P85D not quite as insane as promised

Independent Testing Reveals 0-60 Time Of 3.5 Seconds

Consumer Reports takes its Model S to the test track and finds the car is amazing, just not quite as quick as Tesla promised.

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Regular Car Reviews takes a look at Tesla Model S [NSFW]

Regular Car Reviews takes a drive in someone's Tesla Model S P85 to experience the EV's power for the first time in this wonderfully vulgar video.

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Tesla Model S P85D too tempting to tire shop tech looking for joyride

While at the shop to install a new Tire Pressure Monitoring System sensor, an unscrupulous technician tried to take a Tesla Model S P85D for a joyride. However, some preventative moves by the owner foiled the plan, and the dash cam recorded it all.

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Dodge Charger Hellcat and Tesla Model S P85D in Motor Trend Head 2 Head battle

One has James Bond Mode, Insane Mode, Creep Mode, and, yes, Insane Creep Mode. The other has 707 horsepower and is a heck of a lot cheaper. But which one is the bigger American badass?

Study
AAA ranks Tesla Model S P85D best green car of 2015, Versa is best value

EV's Spot At The Top Secured For Second Year In A Row

The 2015 AAA Green Car Guide is back to rank the vehicles in the segment. The organization gave the top spot to the Tesla Model S once again, but named the Nissan Versa SV the best buy.

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Energica Ego impresses in series of drag races

Takes On Tesla P85D, Ferrari 458 Italia, Others

The Energica Ego electric motorcycle from Italy has just finished jumping through all the NHTSA and EPA hoops necessary to make it available to US consumers. It has also just faced down a handful of high-performance competitors in an informal set of drag races. You can see how well it stacks up against some formidable performers in the following video.

Tesla Model S P85D gets pitted against a... snowmobile?

New video answers gripping question of which is quicker off the line on a frozen lake – a Tesla Model S P85D, or a snowmobile.

Translogic
Translogic 172: Tesla Model S P85D

Translogic Tests 'Insane Mode' In Tesla's All-Wheel-Drive Model S Update

If the original Model S proved that electric cars can be class-leading, the P85D hammers home that point with class-demolishing specs. We test out "Insane Mode" and discuss the over-the-air updates that will keep the improvements coming for the Model S in this episode of Translogic.

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Tesla Model S P85D will improve quickness through over-the-air update

An over-the-air software upgrade for the Tesla Model S P85D sheds a tenth of a second off the model's already-quick acceleration to 60 mph. The single-motor P85 also get the improvement but with less significant improvements to the sprint.

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Tesla Model S P85D makes old women swear like sailors

We've Got Both SFW And NSFW Videos For You

Watch how Tesla P85D drivers puts smiles on faces and turn the air blue using only their right foot and a clear bit of road. In both safe-for-work, and not-safe-for-work flavors.

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Tesla Model S P85D shows 707-hp Dodge Challenger Hellcat how to drag race

During a drag-race event in Florida, the Tesla Model S P85D ran the quarter-mile in 11.6 seconds at 114.6 miles per hour, the new mark for BEVs at the drag strip. Proving its pace, it ran three more times in 11.69, 11.72 and 11.76 seconds. During its record run it faced off against a Dodge Challenger Hellcat, but things didn't go so well for the Hellcat driver that day.

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Watch two women fall in love with Tesla Model S P85D

Keep An Eye On The Cellphone

This isn't your average "Watch my female passenger go nuts over speed!" video. But the Tesla Model S P85D isn't the average car - electric or otherwise - and it's no less fun watching yet another newbie discover the power of the phrase, "Instant torque."

Detroit
Tesla Model S P85D is a ruby beauty at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

The Tesla Model S P85D shows its stuff at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show with a beautiful, crimson paint job and carbon fiber touches. Packing 691 horsepower, the electric sport sedan can hit 60 in 3.2 seconds, while cosseting passengers in sporty opulence.

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How does Tesla Model S P85D acceleration compare in Sport vs. Insane mode?

Drag Times has gone and measured the Tesla Model S P85D against... itself. The electric, all-wheel-drive sedan has two modes, Sport and Insane, so Drag Times found a lonely stretch of road, lashed up a Vbox and compared the acceleration in each mode.

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First Tesla Model S P85D owner says it's 'night and day' improvement

Kevin Babineau Loves The Extra Quickness

The first public owner of a Tesla Model S P85D says the model's autonomous-driving feature that more-or-less allows for the all-electric sedan drive itself hasn't been activated yet. We should all have such troubles.

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Recent Tesla Model S buyers frustrated over new features

Tesla wowed the motoring world when it recently unveiled the all-wheel drive, dual-motor D version that added power and range to the already well-regarded Model S. At the same time, the company showed off a new suite of safe-drivi

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