Promises of Supreme Speed from Tesla’s 2020 Roadster

The stats behind Tesla’s forthcoming Roadster, due out in 2020, are quite remarkable: zero to 60mph in 1.9 seconds, and zero to 100 mph in 4.2. There’s a max speed predicted to be over 250mph—and a 400 mile ride on a 30-minute charge, with a maximum range of 620 miles. “The point of doing this,” Musk explains at a press conference, “is to give a …

Tesla Model X SUV Faster Than a $500K Lamborghini

It’s long been noted that the Tesla Model X SUV carries tremendous, almost unexpected speed. But to see the new Model X P100D Ludicrous SUV drag race a Lamborghini Aventador SV—and set a world record for the quickest SUV on the planet—is still quite stunning. Over the 1/4 mile race, the Tesla started off with undeniably impressive and smooth force. It’s also fascinating to consider …

Tesla Begins Solar Roof Sales

There are now two types of Tesla Solar Roof panels available for pre-order: smooth or textured glass tiles (both made from durable tempered glass). In the next six or so months, the other two proposed varieties, Tuscan and French Slate, should also become available for purchase. US deliveries are expected this year, and UK next. Though, the Tesla site says the panels will be available …

Best of CH 2016: Most Popular

From photography to fashion and beyond, our most-read articles of the year

We’re always fascinated to see what our audience connects with most on Cool Hunting. While sometimes our predictions are on point, oftentimes we’re taken by surprise (yet thrilled) when certain articles resonate with readers. As always, this year’s most-read collection is diverse—proving that CH readers are, above all things, curious. From nighttime photography to interviews about design, technical travel innovations and NSFW fashion, here are …

Tesla Finds its Design Language

Best known for its technology, the Elon Musk-helmed company hits its stride aesthetically

As a new car company that’s known more for technology than design, Tesla has begun to solve the latter. This isn’t to say that Teslas have had poor design—they’re sleek and simple and have many thoughtful elements inside and out—but looking at their line-up it’s easy to see that they’ve only just begun to find a consistent design language. Further support to this is the …