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Tesla Record Falls Short of The Phoenix

Over the weekend of August 9th, Elon Musk & Tesla Model S 100D tweeted about setting a world record per his tweet here: https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/893920554821931008. According to Elon Musk’s tweet, a Model S/100D that was hypermiling traveled 1,083KM (673 miles) on a single charge, making it a record.

However, environmentalist Eric Lundgren actually surpassed this by traveling 748 miles (1,203KM) on a single charge on real road conditions in California (not hypermiling) in a car he built in less than 40 days for $13,800 dubbed 'The Phoenix.' This electric vehicle now breaks the World Record as the car with the lowest carbon footprint and farthest range at highway speeds, all while built with 90% recycled materials by weight. The purpose of 'The Phoenix' is to demonstrate
However, environmentalist Eric Lundgren actually surpassed this by traveling 748 miles…

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