The Tesla Model S Just Set a New Distance Record

A Tesla Model S P85D has gone 452.8 miles on a single charge.

Two drivers claim to have set a new world record for the longest distance traveled on a single charge with the Tesla Model S, which has an EPA-certified 253 miles per charge. But by averaging a speed of 24.2 mph, the two were able to squeeze 452.8 miles out of a single charge on a drive that took 18 hours and 40 minutes.

The pair set out from Rodekro, Denmark and ended at the same spot after their hypermiling adventure.

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Although this hasn’t been confirmed as an official world record, the Tesla Model S P85D did cover an impressive distance on a single charge, even though the drivers did average just 24.2 mph.

To help curb angry drivers on the roadways, the rear of the Model S was plastered with two giant words: TEST and SLOW. It appears that Tesla CEO Elon Musk approves of the record attempt, sharing one of the driver’s tweets on social media along with a video documenting the experience that you can watch below.

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