Dan Neil's Model 3 Performance review has people talking. What do you think?

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world.

Here’s a handful of the articles, videos and social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand-new, others have been online for a while.

Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?


First Test Drive of the Tesla Model 3 Performance – Dan Neil, The Wall Street Journal 

I’m no financial analyst, but I do know cars. If you were hoping Tesla would fail on account of the Model 3 I’ve got bad news: This thing is magnificent, a little rainbow-farting space ship, so obviously representative of the next step in the history of autos.

Dan Neil's review of the Model 3 Performance has the world talking. It caused such a big backlash, angry users drove him off Twitter. For what it's worth, all sides of the Tesla coin are represented in the story: great performance, unique design and talk about the slapdash factory, for starters.

Have a read here


Wall Street Journal's Dan Neil Deletes Twitter After Tesla Model 3 Review Blowback - Bradley Brownell, Jalopnik 

If you needed proof of how toxic the conversation around Tesla has become, Neil deleted his Twitter account shortly after publishing his review, because of the crazy response it received. Be nice to each other online, folks.

Read up here


How Old Is Too Old to Race? – Jack Baruth, Road&Track

When precocious pop star Aaliyah released her first album at 14, she chose to title it Age Ain’t Nothing But a Number. When she married her mentor, singer and producer R. Kelly, approximately a year later, the state of Illinois agreed with her parents that age was, in fact, a little more than a number, and consequently annulled the union. It may be possible to have an old soul, but that doesn’t absolve a person of their youth.

We promise he goes on to talk about cars


ECB SuperUtes Series 2018, Start Huge Crash Rolls – YouTube

Who would've thought high-riding dual-cab utes were prone to rolling? This accident happened in Queensland over the weekend and, remarkably, the driver walked away.