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Anyone drag race their Model S?

Discussion in 'Video' started by BAR, Dec 25, 2012.

  1. BAR

    BAR New Member

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    I am owner of a popular racing website on youtube.

    BayAreaRacing.org - YouTube

    I am a big fan of the Tesla Model S. I have been looking for someone who would be willing to come out and join us one of these nights. We are located in Northern California, not far from the Tesla Plant.

    It would be awesome to see a large, super quiet, electric luxury sedan blowing away a loud, smoking mustang or other sports car. It would get a lot of good publicity for electric cars IMO. Being most of my subscribers are typical motorheads, watching a large electric sedan smoke their favorite "sports car" might open their eyes a little bit.


    Let me know, you can contact me on here or email me through this forum.

    Thanks for your time!
     
  2. toto_48313

    toto_48313 CAN P #5

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    I went to drag race last night (not in California)

    Having a Model S give very consistent results and is almost too easy

    Average is about 1 kWh per run

    Here are the time:
    CarPassengerReaction60330660speed at 1/81320speed a 1/4difference
    Nissan GTR11.176
    Tesla 1no0.5925.3448.07487.3812.494109.08-1.318
    AMG 64no14.118
    Tesla 2Marc0.3132.0365.3748.13387.7112.629108.371.489
    AMG 64no12.408
    Tesla 3pilote GTR0.4025.4118.18585.9412.689106.95-0.281
    Nissan Zyes14.843
    Tesla 4no0.3022.0645.4018.1687.6512.653108.422.19
    Infiniti G65 modyes13.811
    Tesla 5yes0.3345.3618.12386.1812.605107.571.206
    Mitsubishi Evo VIII 2003 modyes12.563
    Tesla 6no0.4212.1635.4858.22788.1212.694108.9-0.131
    BMW x6 M 2011 modno12.928
    Tesla 7pilote AMG0.2892.1715.5448.31987.1212.842107.720.086
    Mustang GT/CS 2008yes14.567
    Tesla 8yes0.7022.1155.4778.2686.8812.803107.161.764
    Mustang GT/CS 20013 modno12.861
    Tesla 9 no0.5342.0175.3368.09387.5712.603107.850.258
    Average0.4322.0945.4158.17587.1712.668108.00
    min0.2892.0175.3368.07485.9412.494106.95
    max0.7022.1715.5448.31988.1212.842109.08
    Difference0.4130.1540.2080.2452.180.3482.13
     
  3. bollar

    bollar Disgruntled Member

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    I'm impressed that the extra passenger doesn't make a difference!
     
  4. toto_48313

    toto_48313 CAN P #5

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    It makes a 0.1 s difference, but not much. Wind and Temperature seems to have more impact.
     
  5. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    Makes sense as the car and driver are about 4800 lbs. Adding another person adds only about 4% to the sprung weight.
     
  6. Right_Said_Fred

    Right_Said_Fred Model S - Sig. 283 EU

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    #6 Right_Said_Fred, May 5, 2013
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    I would be very interested to read the intermediate times of the other cars as well. Did you leave them out or were they not available?
     
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    toto_48313 CAN P #5

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    here they are:

    CarPassengerReaction60330660speed at 1/81320speed a 1/4difference
    Nissan GTR0.5751.7244.7267.20398.6211.176123.89
    Tesla 1no0.5925.3448.07487.3812.494109.08-1.318
    AMG 64no0.0356.2029.01388.5214.11883.49
    Tesla 2Marc0.3132.0365.3748.13387.7112.629108.371.489
    AMG 64no0.1081.9625.3588.09790.3512.408115.1
    Tesla 3pilote GTR0.4025.4118.18585.9412.689106.95-0.281
    Nissan Zyes0.5466.4039.775.114.84396.14
    Tesla 4no0.3022.0645.4018.1687.6512.653108.422.19
    Infiniti G65 modyes0.6982.1755.948.99980.4413.811101.57
    Tesla 5yes0.3345.3618.12386.1812.605107.571.206
    Mitsubishi Evo VIII 2003 modyes0.3645.298.12185.0212.563110.98
    Tesla 6no0.4212.1635.4858.22788.1212.694108.9-0.131
    BMW x6 M 2011 modno0.6045.58.39585.5812.928107.9
    Tesla 7pilote AMG0.2892.1715.5448.31987.1212.842107.720.086
    Mustang GT/CS 2008yes0.1636.2189.50874.414.56798.37
    Tesla 8yes0.7022.1155.4778.2686.8812.803107.161.764
    Mustang GT/CS 20013 modno-0.075.6248.45786.9212.861113.01
    Tesla 9 no0.5342.0175.3368.09387.5712.603107.850.258
    Average0.4322.0945.4158.17587.1712.668108.00
    min0.2892.0175.3368.07485.9412.494106.95
    max0.7022.1715.5448.31988.1212.842109.08
    Difference0.4130.1540.2080.2452.180.3482.13
     

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