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Jul 27, 2014

Tesla Model S Aftermarket Body Kits

When will Tesla Model S aftermarket body kits be available you ask? Well … The Tesla Model S is already a beauty in itself with its sleek and elegant curves along with its streamlined aerodynamics, strutting the lowest coefficient of drag within its class. However those looking to really transform the appearance of their car…

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Jul 26, 2014

Comparing Tesla battery technology against the competition

I bought my Model S for many reasons, but battery efficiency was not one of them. The question of whether Tesla battery technology is really better than the competition has been weighing heavy on my mind so I set out to try and find some definitive answers. BEV Competitive Landscape I started by making a list…

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Jul 25, 2014

Tesla Model S Tire Rotation and Tire Care Tips

Tesla Model S tire rotation and care tips that can help improve mileage and maximize the life of your tires. One of the most widely discussed topics among Model S owners is the aggressive wheel alignment setting that each factory vehicle comes equipped with. The Tesla Model S has world class handling that rivals the…

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Jul 25, 2014

Next BMW i3 could be Tesla Model III competition

Can the BMW i3 compete with the Tesla Model III? The question holds little logic. While the BMW i3 is available now, the Model III won’t be for another two years, a lifetime in electric vehicle (EV) history. However, the next generation of BMW i3 with the results of their experience could be. Tomorrow’s BMW…

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Jul 25, 2014

Charging a Tesla Model S Might Be Costing More Than You Think

When you fill up a normal ICE car you know exactly what your costs are for the fuel. With an electric vehicle it is not that simple. There is a charging efficiency factor that comes into play which means that the reported amount of energy used could be understated and lower than the actual energy used. In a previous post I…

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Jul 24, 2014

Is Tesla Complacent with its Model X?

Sometimes I wonder if Tesla is being complacent about the Model X. With most of the news centered on the Model III, even displacing the highly disruptive Gigafactory, the Tesla Model X seems to be taking a back seat. Is Tesla preparing to surprise us with the Model X or is the company complacent? The…

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Jul 23, 2014

[Video] TESLARATI 48 Tesla Finishes 2nd in Laguna Seca EV Race Competition

Our 48 Tesla has finished 2nd at Laguna Seca in an EV time trial (TT) competition among 24 Model S and Tesla Roadster in the Production GT group. The competition was organized by Speed Ventures through the annual REFUEL event at world famous Laguna Seca Raceway. We clocked in a best lap time of 1:53, four seconds shy of Joe…

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Jul 22, 2014

Unplugged Performance Debuts Tesla Model S Body Kit

Unplugged Performance produces an exclusive range of premium grade products that give the Model S a new performance identity. Hailing itself as the world’s first tuning company with a focus exclusively on the Tesla Model S, Unplugged Performance is starting to create quite a stir within the budding world of electric vehicle (EV) tuners with its latest…

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Jul 18, 2014

Chinese Find Obvious Tesla Model S Security Flaw

A group of Chinese hacker reported that the Model S has a security flaw. We say, welcome to reality. Any system that is connected, whether physical or wireless, has a potential security flaw. Model S has a security flaw The Tesla Model S security flaw is making its round lately. It has to make you…

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Jul 17, 2014 / 1 note

What is TuneIn Radio on the Tesla Model S?

TuneIn Radio on the Tesla Model S blends Slacker Internet music with AM/FM Radio. It brings some of the strengths of each while dropping the weaknesses. Similar to Slacker and AM/FM, TuneIn radio is a standard option on every Model S (at least in the US). There is another music/radio type option for the Model S with XM radio that comes…

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