Programmer Drives His Tesla Model S A Record-Breaking 452.8 Miles On A Single Charge


Tesla’s Model S, a “premium performance” sedan with dual-motor all-wheel drive, is advertised as having a 265-mile range, according to the company.

But Bjørn Nyland, a programmer at the University of Oslo who lovingly calls his two-year-old Tesla “The Millennium Falcon” (he also has a YouTube channel dedicated primarily to his Tesla and their travels together), has apparently just set a world record. According to Nyland, he just drove a stunning 728 kilometers or 452.8 miles on a single charge in his car after “fueling up” at a supercharger station in Rødekro, Denmark.

According to Tesla, the last record of its kind was recorded in May 2012, when a father and son drove 423.5 miles on a single charge.

For what it’s worth, Nyland has no financial relationship with Tesla, says the company. He just really loves his car, seemingly. 

Nyland and the charitable friend who drove with him had to cruise an…

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