Tesla

  • Metricon partners with Bradford Solar to deliver Tesla Powerwall on new homes

    Metricon is Australia’s largest builder, so when they announce a renewable energy partnership, it’s time to pay attention. In a new partnership with Bradford Solar, Australians now have the opportunity to have solar and battery installed with their new home build, dramatically reducing the price you pay for power....
  • Is Drift Mode the latest trick from Tesla ?

    In Tesla’s latest Instagram post, they show a Tesla Model 3 performing ‘testing’ on a skidpad. Could a new ‘drift mode’ be the next in a long line of Tesla feature upgrades ? The standard Model 3 is a rear wheel drive which could easily support this mode, essentially...
  • 5,000 Model 3’s a week. What happens when everyone’s driving a Tesla?

    This week Tesla are celebrating a major milestone, one they set for themselves, that is to ramp up production to make 5,000 Model 3’s per week. This acceleration of the number of vehicles shipped each week is important for a few key reasons. Firstly goal number 1 is to...
  • Review: 2018 Tesla Model X P100D

    Review: 2018 Tesla Model X P100D Posted by Jason Cartwright on June 3, 2018. 1 Tesla's Model X is the company's first SUV and like their other vehicles is fully electric. Tesla's mass-market vehicle, the Model 3 relies heavily on the profits, research and development from their existing vehicles, which means Model...
  • Recharging: What’s it cost to charge a Tesla Model X at home on 240v ?

    Recharging a Tesla can be free if you live close to a Supercharger, but what if you don’t, what are the economics of recharging at home each night? After spending some time with the Model X P100D, its time to break it down. The P100D has a 100kw battery...
  • Autopilot makes road trips a breeze, commuting a non-issue

    Congestion on our roads is one of the biggest issues facing daily commuters who are now spending longer than ever in their cars on their daily commute. While we imagine everyone stuck in traffic faces the same issue, the reality is that the car you’re travelling in, and the...
  • Tesla Model X is baby approved

    A fully electric SUV that’s capable of 0-100km/hr in 3.1 seconds may not sound like the best baby carrier, but it certainly works. The Tesla Model X is available in multiple configurations including 5, 6 and even 7 seats, with our review vehicle being the 6-seat variant. The 3...
  • Performance: SUVs don’t have to be boring

    When you think of SUVs, it is easy to think about a boosted sedan body with bigger tyres, a bunch of extra weight and similar engine size, meaning power-to-weight ratio goes south, in an effort to provide more space and visibility. Those assumptions need to be reset when we...
  • Electric torque on display as Tesla Model X tows a Qantas Dreamliner

    You know that thing about ants carrying many multiples of their own body weight, well a Tesla Model X towing a massive plane is kind of like that. Recently at a Melbourne airport, Tesla’s Model X SUV was connected to one of Qantas’ Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. Its certainly the...