How The Tesla Model X's Falcon Wing Doors May Well Ruin The Company

When I first read that the Model X would go into production with these doors I thought it was possibly the single stupidest corporate decision since "New Coke".
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In 2015, what car would BTTF have instead of a Delorean?

Any Back to the Future fans out there? If so, ya'll will know that 2015 marks the year of the future from the movie series. » 2/05/15 9:03pm 2/05/15 9:03pm

Such model, very review. Wow

Since the idea of Dogecoin sponsoring a NASCAR car came out, I decided I needed a model of that car. But buying NASCAR swag in Brazil isn't like buying on US: There's only one guy who brings the Lionel official models here and sells through MercadoLivre... When I received his daily NASCAR deals newsletter with this… » 12/11/14 3:40pm 12/11/14 3:40pm

Top 10 Reasons Tesla Will Fail

hello and good afternoon fellow jalops and jaloppettes, the news today from Tesla that their stock market prices are plummeting in corollary with oil prices is a sheer sign of poor things and bad timing to come for the los angeles based automaker of electrical cars and coils. your humble correspondent raphmoe has down… » 12/10/14 3:32pm 12/10/14 3:32pm

Need to Tow Your Tesla? Good luck!

Everyone gets a flat here and there, it's bound to happen to each and every driver. Normally, you can call AAA if you have that, a tow company through your insurance plan, or sometimes the dealer has a "highway assistance" plan where they will only tow back to their dealership for a higher price. Either way, you are… » 12/09/14 6:55pm 12/09/14 6:55pm

The P85D: Tesla's All Wheel Drive Model S

Well...everyone was right. Tesla has announced the P85D, the Model S with power to all four wheels. By the end of 2015, Tesla announced that its cars will become semi-autonomous and then in the future, full autonomous. Last week, there were some spy shots of a Model S with a "D" badge on it. Musk announced he wanted… » 10/10/14 10:39am 10/10/14 10:39am

Tesla's Smaller All-Wheel Drive Vehicle: The Model S P85D

The Paris Motor WAS supposed to showcase Elon's "D," the Model S with power going to all 4 wheels. However the car never made an appearance, possibly due to the company's decision to wait and hold it's own event on October 9th. » 10/04/14 11:22am 10/04/14 11:22am

Celebrity Vehicles and Custom Interiors

Usually, the celebrities that we have as customers are NASCAR drivers or Pro Wrasslers. That's how it is in Charlotte. However, we did a Jeep identical to this: » 10/03/14 10:00am 10/03/14 10:00am

I got some facetime with the Saleen FourSixteen.

Team XCAR got back from a three-week megatour of the US last week, we got up to many things while we were there, but one of the highlights was spending some time with the guys at Saleen. » 9/07/14 8:11am 9/07/14 8:11am

Tesla Wants to Hire Hacks at DEFCON

Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk, was recently spotted at DEFCON in Las Vegas. The conference draws in hackers from across the globe to this convention, which is based on cyber security and finding vulnerabilities in big-name companies. Musk has been very vocal about his cars' software security, and plans on hiring hackers he's… » 8/22/14 10:00am 8/22/14 10:00am

A Pretty Accurate and Modest Review of a Tesla S from CCC Manhattan

The Classic Car Club of Manhattan has some pretty amazing cars under its doors. One of the owners, Michael Prichinello, drove the Model S from NYC to Albany and had quite the scare when the expected range fell short. Check out his review for more. » 8/19/14 9:10am 8/19/14 9:10am

Want a Cheaper Tesla? Elon Musk Says 'OK!'

Watch out BMW 3-Series, Tesla is dropping down to your level! The 'Model III,' named by Musk, will be arriving approx. 2017 and the pricing will start at $35K. The vehicle will be smaller than the current S and have a shorter range of around 200 miles. » 7/16/14 10:48am 7/16/14 10:48am

Dear Tesla: Bypassing Environmental Laws Is Bad For Everyone

Tesla is planning a so-called Gigafactory, an enormous battery plant to supply the company's upcoming high-volume Model 3. California wants that factory bad, offering to waive its environmental regulations to win it. That's bad news—for Tesla, for California, for you and me, and for the future of electric cars. » 8/12/14 3:08pm 8/12/14 3:08pm

Flea Market Toy Car Photo Dump

Hey guys! This past Saturday I went out to Brimfield, Ma with my girlfriend and buddy for the Brimfield Flea Market. We spent about five hours or so walking around, looking at all sorts of things and bartering a bit. I ended up with a few records I had been looking for while my girlfriend bought a really cool… » 7/14/14 11:35am 7/14/14 11:35am

papercruiser.com build

I first heard about papercruiser.com a while back, and though it was pretty cool. At the time, they had a handful of models of some cool rides available. I started following them on Facebook. After a while, they posted a poll about what their next model should be, and there, in the middle of the poll, was my beloved… » 5/03/14 9:43pm 5/03/14 9:43pm