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750 hp Model S on Pikes Peak

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by curt_toolman, Jun 26, 2016.

  1. curt_toolman

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    I ran across this youtube video. I can't wait until more performance upgrades hit the street.







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    The race is today and weather is currently fantastic. I hope it does well.
     
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    Do you know if it will be live on TV?
     
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    I only found audio: KRDO
     
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    #6 ERP, Jun 26, 2016
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    Great result for 2016 ... with 3 of the Top 5 full electric! :cool:

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    His credibility goes out the window for me when he says 750 hp.
     
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    If you had kept watching, you would have learned that the car seats 7 adults. I learned that to enhance safety, you need to remove the airbags! (It's a racing thing). Now I want to know if an S actually needs a roll bar.
     
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    You need to learn that in a race car with a 6 point harness and the driver wearing a Hans device, that the airbags add no protection. Because the driver isn't going to move far enough to contact them. Airbags are needed when the driver and passengers aren't fully restrained. The roll cage is mandatory for the competition and make it possible to walk away from crashes like this.

     
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    Yes, I also noticied his comment ... he should have used the correct HP figures. 532 Battery limited HP for P90D.

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    Full video of the record run. The driver seems to ease off the acceleration about 1 minute into the race to slow down the battery heating issue.

     

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