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Autozeitung: Tesla Model S P90D beats BMW 750i x-drive

Discussion in 'News' started by Adm, Dec 14, 2015.

  1. Spidy

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    #2 Spidy, Dec 15, 2015
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    Honestly I think declaring a overall winner after that review seems pretty pointless. Completely depends on what you want.

    +Environment is important to you => Model S
    You care about acceleration => Model S
    Comfort is a priority for you => 7 Series
    You want to drive fast => 7 Series
    Fuel economy is important for you => Model S
     
  2. CraZ8

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    I don't read German but I can read a chart. 0 to100 kph in 3.6 sec? That's only 2.5 miles an hour faster than 0 to 60 and that increases the time by .7 sec? Something is way off. Did they forget to hit the ludicrous button?
     
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    No, it appears that many people trying to replicate the times claimed for the P90D struggle to do so.
     
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    Why do you leave out the most important metric?

    If you care about the environment...

     
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    #6 artsci, Dec 15, 2015
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    Agree. The 7 is a gas guzzling, poison spewing death machine -- as are all ICE cars. The sooner we realize that these things are killing human civlization the better. The sooner we are rid of them the better for us all.
     
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    My guess:
    0 to 100 km/h 3.6 s
    - 1 feet roll-out 3.35 s
    - 60 mph to 100 km/h 3.25 s
    Driver used 0.7 s to floor the pedal. This wasted rest 0.35 s

    Other possibilities: 2.9 s was done with special tires. Tires were warmed before start. TrackBite was used. Warmer weather made rubber softer.
     
  7. hobbes

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    The final verdict:

    Find this remarkable. The article also stresses that the BMW tested beat all the other big competitors:

     

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