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Tesla sold 5,150 Model S EVs in Q2, future $35k model will have 200-mile range

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Tesla Motors Finally, we know the number. Tesla Motors announced today that it sold 5,150 Model S electric vehicles in North America last quarter. Divide by three and you see that the California company sold around 1,700 cars a month, which puts it right up there with the current plug-in vehicle champions, …

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Porsche launches Panamera Diesel with 745-mile range just for Europe

Filed under: Sedan, Europe, Porsche, UK, Diesel Porsche Panamera Diesel – Click above for high-res image gallery A diesel sedan from… Porsche? What has the world come to? Following in the wake of the diesel Cayenne, Stuttgart’s finest is meeting demand in Europe – where an oil-burning offering is a must – with a diesel …

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Twin-Turbo Corvette flips while going 230 MPH at Texas Mile

Filed under: Aftermarket, Motorsports, Coupe, Performance, Chevrolet Hinson Motorsports Corvette Z06 crash – Click above for high-res image gallery Hinson Motorsports was on its way to breaking another speed record this weekend at the Texas Mile when its twin-turbo Corvette Z06 took an off-track excursion. The combination of speed and grass didn’t go over well, …

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Video: 1,243-hp Lingenfelter Camaro runs eight-second quarter mile

Filed under: Aftermarket, Motorsports, Coupe, Performance, Videos, Chevrolet Lingenfelter Camaro dips into the eights – Click above to watch video after the jump Prepare to have your concept of the laws of physics twisted by the guys and gals at Lingenfelter. The crew have turned their attention to building one of the meanest full-interior, fifth-generation …

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Video: Lamborghini Gallardo Twin-turbo crashes at Texas Mile

Filed under: Aftermarket, Motorsports, Coupe, Performance, Safety, Videos, Lamborghini, Racing Underground Racing Lamborghini Gallardo crashes at the Texas Mile – Click above to watch video after the jump The Texas Mile had scary moment last weekend when a twin-turbocharged Lamborghini Gallardo built by Underground Racing left the track at well over 100 mph. Driver Richard …

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