Tesla Launches 2012 Model S, How Many Will It Sell?

The 2012 Tesla Model S has launched, short drive reviews are coming in, and new owners are taking delivery every day. So what’s next for Tesla?

We know what the company plans to launch for its future vehicles—the 2014 Model X crossover, a Roadster replacement, and down the road, a smaller, less expensive third model range.

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Even more dynamic: the Audi TT RS plus

Even more powerful, even faster, even more dynamic: Early 2012 will see the launch of the Audi TT RS plus. This compact sports car, in both Coupé and Roadster versions, stands out for its awe-inspiring performance. Its power-boosted five-cylinder turbo delivers 265 kW (360 hp), sufficient for a top speed of 280 km/h (173.98 mph).

The 2.5-liter TFSI in the Audi TT RS plus is a high-performance engine. Compared with the engine on which it is based, this turbocharged direct-injection unit delivers 15 kW (20 hp) more power. It produces 465 Nm (342.97 lb-ft) of torque, 15 Nm (11.06 lb-ft) more than before. Customers can choose between a manual six-speed transmission and the seven-speed S tronic with its lightning-fast gearshifts. The dual-clutch transmission comes with a launch control function which optimizes acceleration from a standing start. The quattro permanent all-wheel drive system, which operates with a multi-plate clutch, transfers engine power to the road in supreme style.

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Entry Level. The BMW Baby Racer II Motorsport.

Hairpin bends behind the kitchen, cobblestones in front of dad’s pit lane, traffic-calmed noise protection zones in the living room – with the BMW Baby Racer II Motorsport, budding drivers from one and a half to three years old will master it all with their blue-white-red roadster that is ready for anything.

Its sports steering wheel makes U-turns an easy exercise for little drivers.
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