Posted on December 26, 2015
Tesla Motors had a pretty big year in 2015, with the Model S sedan racking up multiple awards, positive reviews and achievements. 2015 was also the year that Tesla Motors dropped its new Model X SUV, which is currently available to order (with deliveries starting next year). With that in mind, we decided to put together a list of the top Tesla Motors news from 2015 for your reading pleasure.
Check out the list below.
Going the distance: driving the Tesla Model S in the real world: Chris Ziegler from the Verge takes the Tesla Model S for a spin in real world scenarios. He takes the $100,000 Signature Performance model for a test drive around Los Angeles and gives his take on the popular electric sedan. Read the full story at The Verge.
Man Drives Tesla From NY To Miami Without Spending A Cent: Michael Fritts, from Herkimer, New York, drove nearly 2,600 miles in his Tesla Motors Model S while recharging his vehicle for free at 10 charging stations along the way. Read the full story at The Huffington Post
Review: Tesla’s new Model S P85D—double your engines, double your fun: Ars Technica's Lee Hutchinson reviews the Tesla Model S P85D which is a high-performance version of the electric sedan that offers a sport mode called Ludicrous mode! Read more at Ars Technica
Tesla Model S breaks Consumer Reports rating system: The 2015 Tesla Model S P85D is officially the highest-rated vehicle ever tested by Consumer Reports. The electric car did so good that it actually broke the publications rating system, achieving 103 points on a 100-point scale. Read more at Consumer Reports
Tesla’s Model X Is Here, and It’s as Awesome as We Hoped: Wired Magazine takes a closer look at the debut of the all-new Tesla Model X - the world's first all-electric SUV/Crossover from Tesla Motors. Read more at Wired
Tesla's Autopilot System Is Awesome And Creepy And A Sign Of A Beautiful Future: The Jalopnik team was one of the first out of the gate to take a spin in the Tesla Model S with the Autopilot System and while we may not be there as a society - Tesla is already in the future. Read more at Jalopnik
We demonstrate Autopilot on the Tesla Model S: AutoBlog demonstrates Autopilot on the 2016 Tesla Model S P90D during their Tech of the Year award testing. Read more at AutoBlog
2016 Tesla Model X Review - Edmunds: Edmunds takes a spin in the Tesla model X which they say offers enough range for daily use, promises top safety scores, offers six- and seven-passenger configurations and is capable of towing up to 5,000 pounds. Read more at Edmunds
What it’s like to own a Tesla Model S: The Oatmeal creates an awesome infographic about what it’s like to own a Tesla Model S as your daily driver. Read more at Oatmeal