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1.21 GigaWatt Supercharger

Discussion in 'Model S' started by SUN_Spot, Mar 20, 2015.

  1. SUN_Spot

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    I was driving home from my first long distance trip in my P85+ and pulled into the Beaver, UT supercharger. The minute I exited the car to plug in, another revolutionary car pulled in. The owner had been following me for 30 miles and wanted to talk about electric cars. Seemed like a good opportunity for a photo.

    Tesla and DeLorean.jpg

    By the way, I first saw this DeLorean in my rear view mirror while driving 88 mph. It didn't disappear back to 1955, though.
     

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  2. AEdennis

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    I think we can forgive the DeLorean for ICEing the spot for the photo!
     
  3. Johan

    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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  4. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    Would be supercool posed next to a Model X with its wings unfurled!
     
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    This is just fantastic!!!
     
  6. artsci

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    Did you get a good photo of the flux capacitor? I'm eager to do that mod:)
     
  7. Park2670

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    Ive been to that supercharger many times. Just wish I could use it! No Tesla yet for me.
     
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    Oh I so want to buy those battery and motor parts from the for sale section and convert a DeLorean
     
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    I thought he may be trying to plug in his Flux Capacitor!:cool:
     
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    +1 :biggrin:

    That is an awesome picture.
     
  11. AEdennis

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    I think you can actually buy some DeLoreans that are electric...

    The Electric DeLorean | DeLorean Motor Company
     
  12. ryanjm

    ryanjm Tesla Podcast Host

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    Fun fact (speaking as a former longtime DeLorean owner): the Model X will be the first mass-production gullwing-door car (let's not split hairs with "falcon wings" for the sake of this post :)) since...you guessed it, the DeLorean.

    (Approximately 9,000 DeLoreans were built from spring 1981 until the company went under at the end of 1982, if you're curious.)
     
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    What about the Mercedes SLS AMG?
     
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    Does the Mr Fusion net meter into the grid when it's plugged in :)
     
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    ryanjm Tesla Podcast Host

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    Notice I did say "mass-produced." :)

    There have been a handful of super-limited-production gull-winged cars, often hand-built gull-wing cars, including the SLS (according to its Wikipedia page, only about 2700 were made and it is now being replaced by a traditional-door version).

    To put it another way, the X will be the first gull-wing door car you'll actually have a good chance of seeing on the street as the DeLorean in 1982 (of course, seeing a DeLorean now is rare...).
     
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    I lived in Reno, Nevada from 1980-1984. One day I went over to the Harrahs Auto Collection and there were three visiting 300SL Gullwings in the parking lot. Plus the one in the Collection itself. Saw four in one day!
     
  17. tmac

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    I love how "Doc Brown" pronounces it 1.21 "Jigawatts" soft G not 1.21 "Gigawatts" hard G:

    Enjoy!!!!

    1.21 gigawatts?! - Dr. Brown Marty - Back to the future - YouTube
     
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    "What the hell is a Jigawatt?"
     

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