Tesla

  • Tesla announce the Model S 70D starting at $75,000

    Tesla Motors just announced a cheaper Tesla. Today they are introducing the Model S 70D, an all-electric, all-wheel drive car with a 0-100km/h time of just 5.2 seconds. and a 400 kilometer range at 105km per hour. This new cheapest Model S starts at just US$75,000 which is a...
  • First Tesla Model S Road Trip from Sydney to Melbourne, on 3 phase

    Mathew Peterson (@heosat) is the founder of GetShinyThings and has one very special shiny thing, a Tesla Model S. As an Easter get away with his wife, Peterson is travelling from Sydney to Melbourne which he believes is the first time this electric-only trip has been done. The journey will...
  • Arrive at the F1 Melbourne Grand Prix in style, take a Tesla Model S

    The start of the 2015 Formula One season is just a few weeks away and this year, the Melbourne GP will be very special. Tesla Motors is providing attendees of the Grand Prix and those interested in the Tesla Model S (who isn’t?) the chance to arrive in style....
  • Tesla releases Software 6.1 for the Model S

    Tesla have just released an update to the Model S, yep another over-the-air software update (version 6.1) to make the vehicle even smarter. There’s a lot packed into this update, including auto high beam, enhanced park assist view and more. Improvements like the ability to open the charge port...
  • Simon Hackett bought the first Tesla Model S in Australia, read his thoughts

    The founder of Internode, Simon Hackett bought a very important part of Australian motorsport. The first Tesla Model S in the country, now belongs to him.  A few weeks in, Hackett has detailed his experience with the car. The order first went in way back in 2012, on the...
  • Tesla ModelX on display at Panasonic’s CES booth

    Not sure you can include Tesla as one of the 10 auto manufacturers at CES, but their car is here. The unreleased Model X is a SUV with crazy gull wing doors that isn’t expected on the road until 2016. The all-wheel drive Model X will come with dual...
  • The full story on the Tesla Model S in Australia, now at Chadstone

    Tesla Motors recently launched in Australia and now has a very prominent display in the middle of Melbourne’s Chadstone Shopping Centre. This display features the Models S in it’s showcase red, examples of a supercharger and regular wall charger, as well as the innovative chassis. There’s also a 4-bay...
  • Germany get 200km/h tune for Tesla Model S, calls BS on hydrogen

    Tesla founder Elon Musk recently spoke at an event in Germany. He’s been driving around the autobahn and loves it, so Tesla are announced a number of new things for the German market. We’ll get to that in a second, but one of most interesting things he says was...
  • The safest car in America is the Tesla Model S

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in America has awarded the all-electric, Tesla Model S a 5-star safety rating, not just overall, but in every subcategory without exception. That’s quite the accolade, particularly when some have concerns about the safety of batteries in a crash. Of all vehicles...