2017 BMW i3 Vs 2017 Tesla Model S - Crash Test
IIHS: Tesla Model S, BMW i3 fall short in recent crash tests The Chevy Volt and Toyota Prius Prime are still the safest plug-in picks. To be an IIHS Top Safety Pick, cars must achieve a "good" rating in the five crash tests, and have an "advanced" or "superior" available front crash prevention system. Having headlights rated "good" or "acceptable" give it the "plus" rating. While plug-in vehicles like the Toyota Prius Prime and the Chevrolet Volt have earned the IIHS 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award, the recently evaluated Tesla Model S and the BMW i3 come up short. In the small overlap front crash test, the Tesla's safety belt didn't prevent the dummy's head from hitting the steering wheel through the airbag. The IIHS also noted a possible leg injury in that test. Tesla said it would fix this issue in cars produced beginning January 26, so now its IIHS' turn to smash the car up again to see if its rating improves. Interestingly, the P100D variant only earns an "acceptable" rating in the rollover test. The roof strength is no different from the rest of the Model S lineup, which are rated "good," but the weight of its big battery puts more stress on the structure while shiny-side-down. Finally, its headlights get a "poor" rating from the IIHS. The BMW i3's biggest shortcoming is in its head restraints. In a rear-end collision, it only gets an "acceptable" rating, which puts occupants at a greater risk of a neck injury. The IIHS laments that the i3 is the only vehicle in the small car category that doesn't get a "good" rating in this test. The i3's headlights also miss the mark, as the only option gets an "acceptable" rating. "There's no reason that the most efficient vehicles can't be among the safest," says David Zuby, IIHS chief research officer. If you're wondering about the Chevrolet Bolt, the IIHS says it'll obliterate examples of it in the name of safety later this year. "small, moderate overlap IIHS crash test 2016" "SUBSCRIBE NOW"
650 HP E63 Bi Turbo AMG vs. Tesla Model S P85 - Drag Race Video - Road Test TV
http://www.RoadTestTV.com An 85 kw Tesla Model S takes on a Tuned E63 in a 1/4 mile drag race. This is the same Tesla that recently beat a Dodge Viper and an E63 in a drag race as well as set the record for quickest stock production electric car in the 1/4 mile. For information regarding the next Street Car Drags event, go to http://www.StreetCarDrags.com Stock E63 12.08 @ 116 mph run http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqCzthEynmM
2013 Tesla Model S P85 vs Audi S8 Mile High 0-60 Mashup Review
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2013 Tesla Model S is a game changer in the world of cars. Not only is it completely electric but it can go up to 300 Miles on a complete charge. The 2013 Tesla Model is also luxurious, elegant, stylish and expensive. The 2013 Audi S8 is all of those things and more. It is more luxurious, more powerful and perhaps even faster. We decided to find out in another fun and informative mile high 0-60 MPH Mashup review. The Audi has more HP and torque but at a mile above sea level the equation tends to level out as the Tesla Model S is not effected by the lower air density. So which one is faster to 60 MPH. Watch the video and find out. Check us out on: Facebook: ( https://www.facebook.com/tflcar ) Twitter: ( https://www.twitter.com/tflcar ) and now even Truck Videos on YouTube at: The Fast Lane Truck ( http://www.youtube.com/user/tflcar )
Fisker Karma vs. Tesla Model S
Fortune's Sue Callaway puts these two alternative vehicles through their paces to find out which upstart American car company has the best cutting edge electric technology.