ROAD TRIP: From Florida to Ohio in a 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport 3.0

Over the past two decades more than 65 vehicles have graced my ownership, most procured within a few hundred miles of my home.  But once in a while a car comes along that requires a multi-day road trip to get it home.  In this blog post I’ll cover my most recent purchase, a 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport, sourced out of Palm Beach, Florida.  Enjoy following along as I recount the three days of driving, charging, and hi-jinx that ensued!

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TRACK DAY: Nelson Ledges Race Course – August 2017 Homecoming Event

For over half a century there has been a paved racing circuit in Garrettsville, Ohio in close proximity to the Nelson Ledges Quarry Park.  In recent years the ownership of the race course has changed hands, and finally the faltering facilities are receiving the attention they have long needed.  It had been two years since my last visit, so the timing was right to pay a visit to my nearest road course, and go for a spin!

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Road Trip: Driving 1,200 miles in a Tesla Model X SUV

This past weekend I drove 1,200 miles in a Tesla.  Specifically, my just purchased certified pre-owned 2016 Tesla Model X SUV.  Below is a recap of my trip, some photos & videos, and a little bit of tech talk regarding efficiency dynamics.  Enjoy!

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Tesla Model 3: Quick Thoughts

Assuming you haven’t been living under a rock, you’re probably aware that Tesla Motors recently unveiled their “car for the masses” recently.  This is a big deal for many reasons, most of which I won’t bother to rehash here.  As a current Tesla vehicle owner, however, I wanted to provide my friends, family, and followers with my quick thoughts on this car, why it may be relevant to you, and hopefully answer the most common questions I’ve been getting.  Enjoy!

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VIDEOS: Tesla Model S with Version 7.0 Software – Autopilot Autonomous Driving

Today marks the release of the latest over-the-air software update from Tesla Motors.  With the release of their 7.0 software comes a huge overhaul to the user interface, as well as a slew of autonomous driving capabilities.  Here are some videos and a quick write-up about the experience.

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