Michelin Man Tests Tesla Model S P85D Insane Mode – Video


Today, it’s the Michelin man’s turn to discover Insane mode in the Tesla Model S P85D.

Michelin tires are now standard on the Model S, no matter the battery configuration or wheel option.

Editor’s Note:¬† Original video is currently offline (removed by Michelin), a short piece from Michelin on Tesla P85D equipped tires has been added below in the meantime to watch¬†while we try to recover the footage.

The P85D can reach 0-60 in 3.1 seconds. Not bad for a 5,000-pound sedan, right?

Switch to “INSANE” mode, and mash the accelerator pedal; the Michelin man officially approves!

Michelin tires on Tesla Model S. (These are the 21" wheels)

Michelin tires on Tesla Model S. (These are the 21″ wheels)

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4 Comments on "Michelin Man Tests Tesla Model S P85D Insane Mode – Video"

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David Murray

video has been removed….

Jay Cole

Thanks David, just lost it (Michelin pulled it for somereason)…looking for an alternate feed now.


Michelin sucks…


I don’t know why they make and market tires with 80000 mile warranties. Every set of Michelin tires I’ve ever had were severely cracked with dry rot on the sidewalls within about four years from new. (New based on the date code of manufacture, not based on installation date.) Maybe they were still safe, but they sure didn’t look like it.

I don’t think I’ll ever buy another Michelin product as long as I live.