Watch Tesla’s R&D Model S with “Plaid Powertrain” set a Laguna Seca lap record

By Joey Klender Posted on September 11, 2019 Tesla has released a video showing a Model S with Plaid powertrain and chassis prototype setting a new track record at the famed Laguna Seca Raceway. Setting a lap time of 1:36.555 seconds, Tesla’s run is the new fastest time recorded by a four-door electric sedan, besting […]

Tesla enlists former Formula One champion as Model S driver for Nürburgring run

By Simon Alvarez Posted on September 8, 2019 Tesla’s upcoming Nürburgring run with the Model S just became even more interesting. Not long after CEO Elon Musk announced that Tesla will be taking its flagship sedan to the iconic German track, former Formula One World Champion Nico Rosberg volunteered to be the electric car maker’s […]

Tesla Model 3 cleans the drag strip of smoke-belching diesels in multiple races

By Simon Alvarez Posted on August 25, 2019 There is just something symbolic about seeing a white Tesla Model 3 Performance taking on modified, smoke-belching diesel racers on the drag strip. Perhaps it’s a notable sign of the changing times, or perhaps it’s a wake-up call to automotive enthusiasts who still doubt the electric revolution. […]