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Tesla Model P – the All-Electric Super Ute?

Utes – or pick-ups for the rest of the world – are big business these days. The top two best-selling vehicles in Australia in the past few years have consistently been the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger. Both models are built-tough bush bashing off-roaders. With the transition toward electric cars …

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Tesla Model Y Australian pricing expected to start at $78,000

With the Tesla Model 3 continuing to enjoy strong sales in the backdrop of increasing popularity of EVs in Australia, the company’s new Model Y crossover is set to continue that momentum. Due for local launch in early 2021, the Model Y will be the fourth addition to Tesla’s line-up …

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2020 Tesla Model 3 Performance Review

The Model 3 is Tesla’s electrical vehicle for the masses. Priced from ‘just’ $66,000 plus on-road costs it is the least expensive Tesla currently on sale in Australia and plays in the one of the most important and largest premium passenger car segments, the compact luxury sedan. This means the …

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Tesla Cybertruck is a wild ute with sports car punch

No, it’s not a Mars Rover. It’s the Tesla Cybertruck. Unveiled over the weekend at an event in California, the Cybertruck is Tesla’s newest and most radical model. The pick-up truck is like no other. And that’s because – according to Tesla – it’s built to be durable, versatile and …

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Tesla Model S ‘Plaid’ chases fastest EV sedan crown at the ‘Ring

It’s no secret that Tesla is going for the fastest 4-door electric vehicle crown by challenging the Porsche Taycan and the American company is close to wrapping development of a high-performance Model S. Caught testing at the notorious Nurburgring, the near production-ready Tesla Model S is seen without camouflage for …

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Tesla Model 3 gets the Novitec treatment

Tuners are increasingly embracing electric products, and by that we mean tweaking cars like the Tesla Model 3. German tuner Novitec is no stranger to Tesla, having churned out pumped up Model S and Model X in the past. The Novitec treatment for the Model 3 is no less dramatic, …

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Video: YouTuber turns her Tesla Model 3 into a custom ute

US-based Swedish YouTuber and inventor Simone Giertz has become the first person in the world to get their hands on an all-electric Tesla ute – by way of making one herself with the assistance of a group of other YouTube personalities.  Created due to her wanting a pickup truck to …

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Tesla Model X joins Victoria Police Highway Patrol fleet

Victoria Police has become one of the first jurisdictions in the world to put an all-electric vehicle into its operational fleet. From today, Victoria Police’s Road Policing Command will utilise the Tesla Model X all-electric SUV in highway patrol operational duties, a first for an Australian police organisation. Victoria Police purchased …

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Tesla Model 3 Australian pricing and specifications announced

Tesla Motors has finally announced Australian pricing and specifications for its hotly-anticipated all-electric Model 3 compact executive sedan, which is set to start appearing on Aussie roads this August.  With the online configurator going live on Tesla’s Australian website to both those with reservations and the general public, it means …

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2019 Tesla Model S and Model X go farther with new drivetrain

Tesla has announced the updated Model S and Model X range for 2019, which now include the Long Range variants for even farther travel on a single charge. Boasting the longest-range of any production electric vehicles on sale today, the Model S and Model X Long Range can travel up …

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Tesla Model Y mid-size SUV unveiled

Tesla has unveiled its fourth passenger car in the form of the Model Y mid-size SUV. Slotting below the larger Model X in Tesla’s fast expanding portfolio, the Model Y is underpinned by the same platform as the Model 3 sedan and will be offered in Long Range, Dual-Motor All-Wheel …

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Elon Musk: Tesla Model 3 arriving in Australia mid-2019

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed via Twitter that Australian deliveries of the long anticipated Model 3 sedan will commence in mid-2019, a few months earlier than anticipated. Martin Hungerford, one of many Australian Tesla customers who have put down deposits for the most affordable Tesla model tweeted Mr Musk …

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Tesla Model S P100D gets sinister black treatment from Strasse Wheels

While most Tesla Model S owners would unlikely to fiddle with the elegant styling of their new ride, for those wanting a bit more personality from their electric chariot, Strasse Wheels has given the car an all-black treatment. Based on the range-topping P100D, Strasse Wheels has blacked-out most of the …

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