Tesla

Tesla’s journey started back in 2003. The Palo Alto-based company is the top-rated EV company in the world today and is arguably the biggest EV player right now. The Musk-led company fought all the odds and did not get steamrolled by the other automakers. Tesla wanted a SEXY range of products, only for Ford to ruin the party, thus making them settle for a S3XY range. The American company has four mainstream products currently – the Model S, Model 3, Model X, and Model Y. Each of the products is doing immensely well in the market. Tesla will soon be coming out with a pickup truck and that has been the talking point of the industry. Tesla has a very strong fan following, and the same is seen even in social media. A recent report revealed that Tesla Pickup is the most talked-about truck on Twitter. The company seems to be unstoppable right now and it looks to have a bright future moving forward.

How Many Humans Does it Take to Charge a Tesla Model X?

How Many Humans Does it Take to Charge a Tesla Model X?

An inventor tried this out with nine cyclists pedaling for 20 minutes

A lot of ideas in the past have emerged where it has proposed that devices like iPods and mobiles be charged using human kinetic energy. This inventor named Janne Käpylehto has done the same, but for a much larger ‘device’.

He created a power generating station for converting human energy to charge the Tesla Model X. Did he succeed? Of course he did, but the desired result may not be very pleasing to everyone. Nevertheless, it’s an innovation.

Read more
Watch the Tesla Cybertruck Cruise Around Mars in This Fan-Made Video

Watch the Tesla Cybertruck Cruise Around Mars in This Fan-Made Video

The Cybertruck and space: That’s Elon Musk’s dream right there

When we got the first glimpse of the Cybertruck, we were convinced that this vehicle doesn’t belong here and it sure is ‘out of the world’. It became the talk of the town for its unconventional, unorthodox design philosophy. But, how would it fare on another planet? Thanks to this video by youtuber Holmes Draws, we can now imagine how the Tesla would look on outer space.

Read more
Tesla Slashes Prices For Model S, Model 3, and Model X

Tesla Slashes Prices For Model S, Model 3, and Model X

Tesla cars just got cheaper by up to $5,000!

Tesla has reduced the prices of its three most popular models in what seems to be an attempt to revive demand and sales. Riding on the back of a fairly successful quarter, Tesla is looking to repeat the feat at a time when many automakers are even struggling to break even.

The electric automaker has lowered the price of the Model 3 by $2,000, the Model S and Model X by $5,000. The Model Y doesn’t get a price cut, which makes sense considering it’s a newly-launched product.

Read more
Elon Musk and Jay Leno Cruising in the Tesla Cybertruck Is Painfully Blissful

Elon Musk and Jay Leno Cruising in the Tesla Cybertruck Is Painfully Blissful

We are curious to see if they take the Cybertruck through the Boring Tunnel or not

Back in January, the Cybertruck was spotted with two big names from the automotive industry seated in it. Tesla CEO Elon Musk was riding shotgun in the Cybertruck that was driven by Jay Leno. The drive was for a segment of Jay Leno’s Garage’s latest season, which premiered on May 20, 2020. A short video showing them cruising in the Cybertruck was uploaded on Instagram back then, but now we have a trailer that shows us what to expect from this episode.

Read more
How Do You Feel About A Tesla Model 3 Convertible?

How Do You Feel About A Tesla Model 3 Convertible?

There’s no factory-made four-door convertible on sale anywhere

It was only a matter of time before the Model 3 went under the knife. As is the case with all popular vehicles, aftermarket companies lay their hands on them and try to give a twist in their own ways. We’ve seen the Tesla Model 3 being experimented on in the past, but we haven’t seen anything like this before. Newport Convertible Engineering has laid its hands on the electric car and converted it into a drop-top model. Do you like it?

Read more
Tesla Model S Performance With The 'Cheetah Stance' Sets A New Quarter-Mile Record

Tesla Model S Performance With The ’Cheetah Stance’ Sets A New Quarter-Mile Record

We’re pretty sure this record will be broken soon

Tesla updated its Launch Mode recently and even introduced the ‘Cheetah Stance’ on the Model S and the Model X. The company sent out over-the-air updates for the same, but before it could be tested widely in the real world, the pandemic brought everything to a halt.

Now that things are slowly opening up, we have the first result in. A Model S Performance set a new quarter-mile record thanks to this update. The car in question completed the sprint in 10.45 seconds. How cool is that?

Read more
Tesla Might Build the Cybertruck in "The Land of Pickup Trucks"

Tesla Might Build the Cybertruck in "The Land of Pickup Trucks"

This is just speculation, but what matters is that the new factory might build the Cybertruck

Even though the Berlin factory is still not ready, Tesla is ready to throw in more funds to build a new factory in the States. According to Electrek, Musk has chosen Austin, Texas as the location for Tesla’s next factory.

Read more
A Month-Old Tesla Model 3's Steering Wheel Falls Off While Driving

A Month-Old Tesla Model 3’s Steering Wheel Falls Off While Driving

The company said a missing bolt was the culprit

Tesla has improved the build quality on the Model 3 vastly in the last few years, but there are a lot of wrinkles yet to be ironed out. This is more or less the story with the other products too. The cars suffer from paint issues, panel gaps, etc., but this incident perhaps tops them all.

In the U.K., a brand new Tesla Model 3’s steering wheel has fallen off while it was in motion. Quality has never been the company’s strongest suit, but this is outrageous and life-threatening.

Read more
Elon Musk Threatens to Move Tesla HQ to Texas/Nevada, Could Shutdown Fremont Factory

Elon Musk Threatens to Move Tesla HQ to Texas/Nevada, Could Shutdown Fremont Factory

This sounds like a spur of the moment announcement, but there are high chances Tesla could have a new home soon

Elon Musk is always in the news for some or the other reason, but this one is serious. He announced that Tesla will move its headquarters from California to Texas or Nevada due to California’s response to COVID-19.

The ongoing pandemic has left a big dent on all the businesses worldwide. However, they are slowly trying to get back on track by cautiously starting business activities again. Many automakers across the States are also resuming production activities this month, however, California plans to start from June 1. This led to Musk lashing out at the decision and shocked everyone with the announcement on Twitter. Was this response a little too harsh from the outspoken CEO?

Read more
The Tesla Cybertruck Would Make a Pretty Awesome Armored Truck

The Tesla Cybertruck Would Make a Pretty Awesome Armored Truck

These renderings show the true potential of a Cybertruck for military use

The Tesla Cybertruck is a one-of-a-kind truck that features numerous unique selling points. Right from its shape to its exoskeleton, everything is unconventional. Tesla has also made use of cold-rolled steel for the body, which is the same material used by SpaceX.

Although these ‘strong features’ might seem a little too much for a standard civilian truck, there’s no denying that it has the potential to be used as an armored truck for different forces. Peisert Design has envisioned the truck as a civil armored truck, transport truck, combat truck, and reconnaissance truck.

Read more
Tesla Model S Could Become The First Car To Have An EPA-Rated Range Of Over 400 Miles

Tesla Model S Could Become The First Car To Have An EPA-Rated Range Of Over 400 Miles

Musk says it would’ve already been official if not for a mistake on EPA’s side

Elon Musk surprised many people by announcing a profitable first quarter amid the pandemic. During this call, he also claimed that the Tesla Model S has achieved an official 400-mile range as per EPA ratings, but it wasn’t made official due to a fault during testing. Currently, the Model S Long Range Plus is rated at 391 miles, but Musk says as soon testing opens, the Model S will be tested again and it will achieve a rating of over 400 miles.

Read more
The $70,000 Tesla Model Y Has a Lot of Build Quality Issues

The $70,000 Tesla Model Y Has a Lot of Build Quality Issues

Looks like assembly is still one of Tesla’s weak spots

Back in May 2018, Tesla was looking for auto technicians to work on repairing vehicles that just came off the production line in Tesla’s Fremont plant. Two years later, the company still can’t get car assembly right, not even on a $70,000 Model Y. So, should Tesla still claim that it makes premium automobiles?

Read more

Latest guides:

What is the Cheapest Tesla?

Tesla’s cheapest offering is the Model 3 which retails from $38,990. The car comes with a very clean cabin with almost no buttons at all, a 15-inch touchscreen that dominates the center console, and a spacious cabin overall. The standard range trim offers you 220 miles on a full charge, whereas the Long Range offers 310 miles on a single charge. The latter trim takes 5.1 seconds to sprint to 60 mph from a standstill before losing breath at 140 mph.

What is the Sportiest Tesla?

Tesla has a spectacular range of products, but the Roadster is clearly the sportiest product from the stable. It has been in news ever since its launch back in 2007. The Roadster boasts some ridiculous figures, such as 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds, a top speed of 250 mph, and can cover 620 miles on a single charge. Interestingly, Musk sent his Roadster in outer space as part of the Space X project. In other news, Musk also said that the car will come with rocket thrusters. If this is not sporty, I don’t know what is.

What is the Most Popular Tesla?

The Model 3 is the most popular Tesla. The American startup sold over 10,000 examples of it in April 2019. It is also the cheapest model in the company’s range.

What is the Most Expensive Tesla?

Tesla has redefined the EV segment with not just quality electric products that are good for a daily commute, but are also a hoot and a half to drive. However, this comes at a price. The company’s Model S Performance retails at $90,115, whereas the Model S Performance trim is priced at $95,115. TheModel X Performance is the fastest production SUV, as it takes just 2.7 seconds to touch 60 mph from a standstill. It has also attained the highest safety ratings ever.

What is the Fastest Tesla?

The Model S P100D in Ludicrous Model is the fastest mainstream vehicle from the stable when it goes all guns blazing. The car takes merely 2.4 seconds to reach the 60 mph mark and can go all way up to 163 mph. It comes with an all-wheel-drive system and can go up to 340 miles on a single charge. The Model S takes just 15 min to replenish the battery with enough energy to cover 130 miles.

Are Tesla Cars Reliable?

Despite boasting some amazing crash test ratings, which generally instils a certain amount of faith in the brand, Tesla is actually not known for its long term reliability. The company offers four years warranty on the car and eight years on the battery, but was ranked 27th out of 29 automakers by Consumer Reports in 2018. Tesla has a habit of changing the hardware and the software on a frequent basis and that fluctuates the reliability to a large extent.