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Watch Tesla Model S Plaid vs. Harley-Davidson e-motorcycle drag race

A Tesla Model S Plaid lined up for a drag race with a Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle earlier this week in the first known case of this EV matchup.

The race was brought to us by the YouTube Channel Tesla Plaid Channel, whose owner frequently takes his Tesla Model S Plaid to the races.

We’ve actually seen a race between a Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle and a Tesla before, but last time it was a Tesla Model 3 Performance.

In that case, the LiveWire bested the Model 3, though it was certainly a close race.

This time a LiveWire is taking on a much more powerful Tesla, and it’s doing it on a shorter 1/8th-mile track.

Take a guess at who won, then check out the video below to see for yourself. Keep reading below the video for the spoiler.

As you can see, it wasn’t a particularly

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What Do You Think Of This Tesla Motorcycle Concept?

Ash Thorpe, a Californian designer, imagines what a Tesla motorcycle could look like if ever the company decided to build one. In collaboration with Carlos Colorsponge, the new concept is dubbed “The Sokudo.”

Tesla has the Cyber Truck, you know, the truck whose windows cracked during the press launch? Yeah, that guy. This looks like the Cyber Truck’s two-wheeled cousin, with a futuristic look and some very questionable traits. Hey, it’s a concept or rather, an exercise in how not to design a motorcycle for people, I guess? 

It seems like the artists went for a cyberpunk or Cyber Truck-type design with this concept. Thorpe drives a Tesla as well, and that inspired him to create this concept, though he doesn’t ride a two-wheeler himself. That would explain several questionable things about the design. 

Tesla Cyber Bike Concept Ash Thorpe and Carlos Colorsponge
Tesla Cyber Bike Concept Ash Thorpe and Carlos Colorsponge

The bike appears to be created from a hefty amount of carbon fiber and it rides

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Watch the Tesla Model S Plaid crush 2 of the world’s quickest motorcycles in a drag race

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  • The $133,000 Tesla Model S Plaid is the fastest-accelerating production car you can buy.

  • It hits 60 mph in under two seconds and hits 120 mph in under six.

  • Edmunds pitted the Plaid against two of the quickest motorcycles on the planet in a new video.

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The 1,020-horsepower Tesla Model S Plaid can smoke any production car you pit it against. But is there a stock motorcycle that can beat the $130,000 super sedan in a straight line?

That’s what Edmunds aimed to find out when it brought a Plaid and two of the quickest superbikes on the planet to the track for a recent video. (Watch the clip below.)

Both the Suzuki Hayabusa and the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R are tremendously quick, packing larger engines and more horsepower than many cars. They both claim a limited top

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California Tesla Driver Arrested While Riding In Backseat

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A motorist was arrested after an officer observed him in the backseat of a Tesla traveling on a San Francisco Bay Area freeway, the California Highway Patrol said.

Param Sharma, 25, was arrested for alleged reckless driving and disobeying a peace officer, the highway patrol said in a statement Tuesday.

Multiple 911 calls Monday evening reported a person seated in the backseat of a Tesla Model 3 without anyone in the driver’s seat while the vehicle traveled on Interstate 80 across the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

A highway patrol motorcycle officer spotted the Tesla, confirmed the solo occupant was in the backseat, took action to stop the car and saw the occupant move to the driver’s seat before the car stopped, said the statement from the highway patrol, known as CHP.

“Prior to this arrest, members of the public had captured video of someone resembling Sharma

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