AutoComplete: Tesla's new P100D is reportedly the quickest production car everResearchers discover how to recycle carbon fiber, and Volvo built a truck solely for smashing speed records.
Today is Wednesday, the 24th of August and here's what's making news on Road Show. Tesla's insane mode might now merely be called wacky because the newest Tesla Model S is the P100D with a 100 kilowatt hour battery and doing 0 to 60 in 2.5 seconds, perhaps the fastest regular production car in the world. You can also get this set up in the Model X or even have this new big battery retrofitted in your current S. But that's about 20 grand. Recycled super cars. THat's the possibility raised by a new process pioneered to Georgia Tech using an alcohol bath so you can recapture, and reuse the carbon part again to make something else really light and strong. NOw, what size bin does a McClarin fit in? Volvo has been rewriting it's image lately, but never so much as the truck division just did. It's iron knight is a cab over styled truck with a quad turbo in line six That is smashing speed record 2400 Horse Power and 4400 Pound-Feet of Torque. 175.5 Mile an hour is something a good a good 10 feet tall. Find more of these stories over the roadshow.com. We'll talk to you tomorrow