Porsche’s First All-Electric Sports Car, the Taycan

Head of Interior Design Ivo Van Hulten explains the future-defining automobile

Let’s dispense with the “how this Porsche isn’t like a Tesla” discussion right now: the all-electric Taycan (unveiled today) won’t singlehandedly displace Tesla, because it’s not meant to. The Taycan Turbo (pronounced “ti-ken”) is $153,310; the more powerful Turbo S is $187,610—both price tags that are far from Tesla’s volume king, the Model 3, which retails closer to $50,000. Porsche isn’t expecting to sell anywhere …

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 …