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60 kWh quarter mile

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by TXjak, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. TXjak

    TXjak Owner/Investor/Advocate

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    #1 TXjak, Feb 26, 2013
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    FWIW, one data point from a "Test 'n Tune" night at the Little River Dragway, Little River, Texas, on Feb. 22, 2013 at 9:51pm.

    From the Timing slip:


    REACTION -- 0.5298
    60 ft -- 2.2441
    330 ft -- 5.9465
    1/8 E/T -- 9.0250
    1/8 MPH -- 79.63
    1/4 E/T -- 13.9404
    1/4 MPH -- 97.91


    P03821, 60 kWh, 19" wheels, 4378 lb shpg. weight, 190 lb driver.
     
  2. Rodolfo Paiz

    Rodolfo Paiz P85 "Plug and Play"

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    That's not bad at all... better than I expected. :smile:
     
  3. markb1

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    What was the state of charge? I understand that you get optimal performance with a full battery pack.
     
  4. TXjak

    TXjak Owner/Investor/Advocate

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    I had done a range charge, but it was about 70 miles to the strip. No charging opportunities there.
     
  5. grisnjam

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    Thanks for posting, sorry I missed it.
     
  6. SuperCoug

    SuperCoug Model S Res #7734

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    Can somebody decipher these numbers for me? I get the Miles Per Hour readings at 1/8th mile and 1/4 mile but I'm confused by the numbers for 60 ft and 330 feet. For example, I'm not sure what "5.9265" means for the 330 feet value because that doesn't sound like a time or speed? If it really is a time value in seconds then all I can assume is that at the end of 330 ft the car must be traveling roughly 60 mph since 5.9 is close to the expected 0-60 time (I just didn't expect you could get going that fast inside the length of a football field goal post to goal post).
     
  7. h22a1

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    It took him 5.9465 sec from the start line to 330 ft mark. I dont think you can really figure out the 0-60 time based on those numbers.
     
  8. tdiggity

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    The values are in time for the 60ft and 330ft.

    THe 60ft and 330ft are for drag racers to get a better idea about how they did. In a manual car, the 60ft and 330ft times are really important because they tell you how well (or how bad) you did in your launch and shifting to 2nd gear. If you can lower those times, your overall 1/4 mile will be lower too. If I recall correctly (it's been awhile, back when I went to the drag strip with hondas), every .1 seconds saved on the 60ft could mean .2 or more quicker 1/4mile times.
     
  9. lolachampcar

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    anyone had a chance to run an 85 and a 60 across the scales to see if they weigh the same?
     

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