What range anxiety? Man drives Tesla Model S 452.8 miles on a single charge
Anyone considering buying an electric car will likely take a good look at its range. Surprisingly, sometimes official range numbers can be far surpassed in practice.
Tesla’s Model S P85D luxury sedan should last 253 miles on one charge, according to the company — but one man managed to almost double that number, driving his Tesla 452.8 miles (728.7 km) before it finally ran out of juice
To achieve that, Bjørn Nyland from Denmark charged his P85D at a supercharger in Rødekro, Denmark, and then drove very, very slowly, avoiding any elevation, before returning to the starting point. The feat took a lot of patience, with Nyland and a friend taking turns at the wheel, mostly driving 25 mph Read more…