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Would You Upgrade Your Tesla From Insane To Ludicrous?

A user in the Tesla Motors Club forum recently started a poll asking members if they would upgrade from “Insane” mode, which enables them to accelerate from 0–60 MPH in 3.1 or 3.2 seconds, to “Ludicrous” mode, which reduces that time to an impressive 2.8 seconds. The upgrade costs $5,000 + labour for P85D owners over the…

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Is Tesla’s New ‘Ludicrous’ Mode Worth An Upgrade?

Recently, Tesla has been on a roll (performance-wise). They introduced the P85D, which is a dual-motor version of the Tesla Model S. It was one of the (if not the first) production electric cars to entice people of all kinds due to its performance, rather than its environmental or efficiency benefits. Tesla then provided an…