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    Unscientific testing of RWD performance upgrade

    My late 2014 S85 w/autopilot, and the performance upgrade listed in the release notes. It feels faster (particularly above 30mph) but you certainly can't tell from watching the videos. These were both recorded on the same stretch of road... I recorded the 6.2 video last weekend before the...
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    Has anybody gotten their "balloon squeal" noise fixed?

    I've searched and found a few threads on this, but I didn't come across any instances where somebody has said they contacted Tesla to get the noise fixed and whether it was actually fixed. My S85 (late 2014, with Autopilot) has the noise and it's evident between 80%-100% pedal. It's not the...
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    Cars not yet in production: will they be getting the upgraded hardware?

    Never mind... I finally watched the video of the presentation and answered my own question. Looks like my car will have AutoPilot! I'm wondering if that is also true of the "new" 380hp motor that seems to be standard.
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    12V battery is exposed to anybody that wants access?

    After watching this video: Tesla Model S Deliver and Complete Walk Around and Drive Part 32 of Many! Nosecone Removal - YouTube .....it does concern me a slight bit that anybody can just pop the nosecone off (with their fingers or a credit card) and then disconnect the 12V battery with a...
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    Finally test drove tonight (S85)

    Holy crap. That's pretty much the two-word summary. I'd been configuring models online for a few months and finally narrowed down my options, but today was the first time actually getting up close and personal, and driving. My immediate thoughts: THE GOOD 1) S85 has more than enough...

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