Tesla’s Model S, in its most luxurious, P100D variety, officially has a 337-mile range.
But if you drive very, very carefully, you can extend that by more than two hundred miles, as recently shown by two Tesla enthusiasts.
The practice is called hypermiling, and it involves driving in such a way as to achieve the biggest possible range on one fuel tank or charge. This usually means driving slowly, not using air conditioning, and even trying to get tail wind on your side to squeeze that extra mile of range.
Steven Peeters and Joeri Cools took a slightly different approach than usual, though. As explained in a blog post, unearthed by Electrek, the two took a Tesla Model S P100D to a closed, 16-mile loop in Belgium, and simply drove around in circles for nearly 24 hours until the battery said: enough. Read more…
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