Charging forward; also see Why Elon Musk Built a Tesla That's Race-Car Quick (Slate)
"In an industry first, the battery also enables the car to drive an estimated 315 miles on a single charge. This is the first electric vehicle to go above a range of 300 miles, according to Tesla.Tesla’s new 100 kWH battery makes it the third-fastest accelerating car ever - Recode
“Looking at the bigger picture here, it’s just amazing that an electric car is now the fastest car in production in the world,” Musk said on a call with reporters. “I think it’s a great message to the world and really speaks to the fact that electric cars are the future. That’s just a very positive message for the electric vehicle industry as a whole beyond just Tesla.”"