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1966 Tesla Model R


2015 Model S 85D, 2016 Model X 90D
Dec 29, 2016
Pac NW
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Those were simpler times.
so were the early 1900's.


I look at that advertising from the times and think, she's driving, she's hot, and she's got a dog!

The truth is back then, women had issues cranking ICE engines to start them. so electrics catered to the ladies. i learned that from Jay Leno on one of his shows. He has an old Baker.
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2015 Model S 85D, 2016 Model X 90D
Dec 29, 2016
Pac NW
And neither about belts, airbags, name it. And TBH I never needed any of them in my entire life yet, it's just carried around additional weight that polluted the environment for no reason.
Dunno about that.
A few years back, my shoulder belt kept my face from my windshield.
I appreciated that.
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Sep 27, 2016
Bainbridge Island, WA
Model 3 [1 motors]
Model Y [1 motors]
SEMI [4 motors]
Roadster [3 motors]

Might all these be the same motor?
Seems Model 3 may get AC induction motor for the front (rather than the "reluctance type rear motor)".

Devil always in the details of the actual costs. But consider the "economies of scale" IF all these motors are the same or share many parts.

Right now, it would seem all Tesla vehicles will eventually have the 2170 cell - and all storage products as well.

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