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BMW i3 vs Tesla Model S - Electric car market heats up

by Tim Jones on July 25, 2013 at 12:56:00 PM

The BMW i3 is stacked up against the Tesla Model S in 8 categories. How will the newest EV to enter the market stand up against what so far as been an unstoppable Tesla?

The cars are dramatically different but BMW and Tesla are aiming to be the premium brand in the heating up EV market. Who is going to take home the sales crown?

At Tesla's event, CEO Elon Musk has finally taken the wraps off of its Superchargers which it has already set up at six locations in California, pictured in the map after the break. The company plans installations on "high traffic corridors across the US" over the next year, with units heading to Europe and Asia in the second half of 2013. According to Musk, the solar powered systems will put more power back into the grid than the cars use while...

Tesla Model S - Great reviews so far - Good sign for EVs

by Bimmerfest.com Member - on July 12, 2012 at 04:36:44 PM
Tesla Model S - Great reviews so far - Good sign for EVs

Video review WOT/MotorTrend. Video review WOT/MotorTrend The Model S indeed, high-performance electric vehicles in general-will take some getting used to, even a new vocabulary. We currently don't have a good term for EVs' distinctive concentration of mass, with batteries slung low as possible and centroid to the vehicle. While traction batteries are heavy, and mass is bad for acceleration and agility, the lower center-of-gravity often compensates with higher levels of cornering, especially...

Wired says Tesla Model S better to drive then a Bimmer

by Tim Jones on June 25, 2012 at 03:40:02 PM

Wired got a chance to drive the much anticipated Tesla Model S all electric vehicle. The test drive was limited to 7 to 9 minutes of driving so we will have to wait for a complete review but the initial results seem promising. Wired went as far as to say the Tesla "feels better than the best small Bimmer". We can tell you that it accelerates, stops and turns. Itís got more than enough shove to power you up an on-ramp, an interior thatís capable of carrying you and a few companions for an...


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