Video: Tesla Model S Lines Up Against Corvette C7

Even though Elon Musk may not consider the Tesla Model S to be a “performance car” per se, the instant torque and 416 horsepower means the electric luxury sedan can get moving in a hurry. At the drag strip it has surprised more than one driver, but how does the Tesla Model S P85+ do against a world-class sports car like the 2014 Corvette C7?

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Video: 43 Teslas Show Just How Quiet Racing Can Be

Auto racing has always been a much about the unfiltered sound of performance as the competition itself, but a new generation of electric cars delivers an entirely different experience. Behold how quiet a gathering of 43 Tesla Model S sedans can be as they race around Richmond International Raceway. Can this quiet take on classic motorsports bring racing back to the masses?

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Video: Tesla Model S VS. Chevy Volt Drag Race

While we’re still technically in the middle of winter, for racers of all kinds February feels like the final stretch of cold, wintery days. At the end of January the National Electric Drag Racing Association held its first drag race of the 2013 season, giving us a glimpse of what the Tesla Model S can do on the track. But what about the Chevy Volt? This video pits both green cars against each other, and the results aren’t what we’d call surprising.

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Video: Tesla Model S Races A 560 HP BMW M5

The Tesla Model S is probably the best electric car in the world right now…and it’s also really freakin’ fast. But just how fast, compared to cars that rival it in power, speed, and cost? Automobile Magazine lined a top-of-the-line Tesla Model S up against a 560 horsepower BMW M5 to see which luxury sports sedan was faster.

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