The Truth About Cars » tesla model x http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 02 May 2016 20:05:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Movin’ on up: Tesla’s Model X Boasts a Bigger Base Battery http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/movin-teslas-model-x-boasts-bigger-base-battery/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/movin-teslas-model-x-boasts-bigger-base-battery/#comments Wed, 13 Apr 2016 19:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1323650 Changes to the Tesla lineup have never come at a more rapid pace. After revealing the new face of the Model S yesterday, and two weeks after unveiling the Model 3, Tesla has kept the news flowing by ditching the 70 kilowatt-hour battery in the base Model X for a 75 kWh juice pack — […]

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Changes to the Tesla lineup have never come at a more rapid pace. After revealing the new face of the Model S yesterday, and two weeks after unveiling the Model 3, Tesla has kept the news flowing by ditching the 70 kilowatt-hour battery in the base Model X for a 75 kWh juice pack — […]

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With a Recall Underway, the Model X is Still a Thorn in Tesla’s Side http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/recall-underway-model-x-still-thorn-teslas-side/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/recall-underway-model-x-still-thorn-teslas-side/#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2016 19:30:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1322138 Like an actor who just can’t cut it, the third-row seats in Tesla’s Model X could fold under pressure, meaning the automaker now has to recall all of the SUVs it has delivered to date. About 2,700 Model X vehicles sold in the U.S. will be heading back to Tesla for a fix after internal […]

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Like an actor who just can’t cut it, the third-row seats in Tesla’s Model X could fold under pressure, meaning the automaker now has to recall all of the SUVs it has delivered to date. About 2,700 Model X vehicles sold in the U.S. will be heading back to Tesla for a fix after internal […]

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News Round-up: Jag Going Racing, Saab Has a Plan, Teslas Are Expensive http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/news-round-jag-going-racing-saab-plan-teslas-expensive/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/news-round-jag-going-racing-saab-plan-teslas-expensive/#comments Tue, 15 Dec 2015 17:15:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1242321 This is the new News Round-up where we cover all the things you should know that may or may not deserve a headline on their own (or we may have simply run out of time to cover them). It’s similar to the “While Your Were Sleeping” news coverage, but not the same, hence the name […]

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This is the new News Round-up where we cover all the things you should know that may or may not deserve a headline on their own (or we may have simply run out of time to cover them). It’s similar to the “While Your Were Sleeping” news coverage, but not the same, hence the name […]

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Tesla’s ‘Base’ Model X Starts At $81,200 Before Incentives http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/teslas-base-model-x-starts-81200-incentives/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/teslas-base-model-x-starts-81200-incentives/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1227625 After Tesla is done delivering Founders and Signature editions of its Model X SUV, the company will offer a 70D model later next year with a 220 mile range for $80,000 plus $1,200 for shipping. A 90D, with a range of 257 miles and quicker sprint up to 60 mph, will be offered as well, […]

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After Tesla is done delivering Founders and Signature editions of its Model X SUV, the company will offer a 70D model later next year with a 220 mile range for $80,000 plus $1,200 for shipping. A 90D, with a range of 257 miles and quicker sprint up to 60 mph, will be offered as well, […]

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Wanting to “Delight Customers”, Tesla Delays Model X Production Again http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/wanting-delight-customers-tesla-delays-model-x-production/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/wanting-delight-customers-tesla-delays-model-x-production/#comments Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:33:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=941433 In it’s third quarter letter to investors, Tesla Motors announced that they are pushing back the start of production of their falcon-winged Model X crossover again, this time until the third quarter of 2015. This is the third time that production has been delayed for the Model X, which Elon Musk originally promised for 2013. […]

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In it’s third quarter letter to investors, Tesla Motors announced that they are pushing back the start of production of their falcon-winged Model X crossover again, this time until the third quarter of 2015. This is the third time that production has been delayed for the Model X, which Elon Musk originally promised for 2013. […]

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Tesla Loses $49.8 Million In Q1 2014, Panasonic On Board With Gigafactory http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/tesla-loses-49-8-million-in-q1-2014-panasonic-on-board-with-gigafactory/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/tesla-loses-49-8-million-in-q1-2014-panasonic-on-board-with-gigafactory/#comments Thu, 08 May 2014 15:30:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=818226 Although Tesla reported a profit of $17 million on $713 million in revenue, their financials were reported using non-GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) figures. Which means that my current checking account, according to non-GAAP figures, is probably somewhere in the high seven figures. Using GAAP numbers, Tesla lost nearly $49.8 million, on revenues of $620 […]

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Although Tesla reported a profit of $17 million on $713 million in revenue, their financials were reported using non-GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) figures. Which means that my current checking account, according to non-GAAP figures, is probably somewhere in the high seven figures. Using GAAP numbers, Tesla lost nearly $49.8 million, on revenues of $620 […]

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Elon Musk: Model X Will Be AWD Only and Priced “Slightly Higher” Than Model S http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/elon-musk-model-x-will-be-awd-only-and-priced-slightly-higher-than-model-s/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/elon-musk-model-x-will-be-awd-only-and-priced-slightly-higher-than-model-s/#comments Tue, 05 Nov 2013 12:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=641969 At the opening of his company’s London store, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk had some comments about the company’s upcoming falcon-winged crossover, the Model X. He said that it will offered only in an all wheel drive configuration that features electric motors in both the front and back of the car, and that it’s starting […]

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At the opening of his company’s London store, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk had some comments about the company’s upcoming falcon-winged crossover, the Model X. He said that it will offered only in an all wheel drive configuration that features electric motors in both the front and back of the car, and that it’s starting […]

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Tesla Using Customer Deposits To Finance Operations http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/tesla-using-customer-deposits-to-finance-operations/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/tesla-using-customer-deposits-to-finance-operations/#comments Fri, 23 Mar 2012 12:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=436156 An article in the New York Times Dealbook blog claims that Tesla is using their customer deposits on upcoming models as a major source of cash to finance operations. The article states that “Tesla is increasingly using customer down payments to finance operations. Without the deposits, the company’s operations would have consumed $175 million of […]

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An article in the New York Times Dealbook blog claims that Tesla is using their customer deposits on upcoming models as a major source of cash to finance operations. The article states that “Tesla is increasingly using customer down payments to finance operations. Without the deposits, the company’s operations would have consumed $175 million of […]

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Tesla Debuts Latest Vaporware Dubbed “Model X”, With Impractical Gullwing Doors http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/tesla-debuts-latest-vaporware-dubbed-model-x-with-impractical-gullwing-doors/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/tesla-debuts-latest-vaporware-dubbed-model-x-with-impractical-gullwing-doors/#comments Fri, 10 Feb 2012 16:53:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=430366 The Tesla Roadster is one of the most enjoyable vehicles I’ve ever driven – the problem is, Tesla hasn’t done anything since then, and is releasing new models before their long-awaited Model S sedan is even on sale. The Model X is a crossover based on the aforementioned Model S. Unveiled at an event in […]

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The Tesla Roadster is one of the most enjoyable vehicles I’ve ever driven – the problem is, Tesla hasn’t done anything since then, and is releasing new models before their long-awaited Model S sedan is even on sale. The Model X is a crossover based on the aforementioned Model S. Unveiled at an event in […]

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