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Bloomberg Review of Model S P90D: Almost Perfect

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  1. Curt Renz

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    #1 Curt Renz, Sep 11, 2015
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    Below is yesterday's immensely positive review of the Tesla Model S P90D by a Bloomberg reporter.

     
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    Nice... Very nice. Loved the 'moneys worth' angle.

    Jeff
     
  3. Curt Renz

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    Indeed. And this was from the financial news organization that employs the ridiculous Tesla perma-bear Cory Johnson.
     
  4. Hank42

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    No power lift gate on the reviewed model? REALLY?
     
  5. andrewket

    andrewket 2014 S P85DL, 2016 X P90DL (soon 100)

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    They called it a 2016.. It's a 2015. Also said they preferred the config with 5 seats instead of 7 because it gives you the cargo room in the back. I don't think they realized the back row folds down and flat. And a range of 300 miles? Uh, no.
     
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    Perhaps it has one for the frunk? :wink:
     
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    Based on the video it also appears that one of the unstated benefits of the P90D may be that women who drive them become super hot. Bonus!
     
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    That's also a feature of P85+. Or just a feature of my car. Or my wife. Can't tell for sure, but surely one of them.

    In all seriousness, I'm pretty sure most of our cars came with this package included (can't say no extra cost, but included).
     
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    Oops... "Forward and rear cameras standard..." (only rear) and "wifi standard" (makes it seem like it comes with a wifi hotspot)

    Great point about the antiquated gear shift stalk on such a futuristic car!
     
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    There were a lot of mistakes, but this wasn't really one of them. There --IS-- a forward camera. We just can't see video from it.
     
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    *Yet*. :)
     
  12. Curt Renz

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    Or men who drive them tend to have super hot female passengers.
     
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    But is it standard?
     
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    Yes the forward facing camera embedded in the rear view mirror housing has been standard in every Model S since late September 2014.
     
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    What is it used for outside of Auto pilot package features?
     
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    It's part of auto pilot. But it is there. And it is a HD camera... what's your point?
     
  17. RAW84

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    I'm questioning if they include it in non-AP cars.
     
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    Hmmm. From my perspective the person in the original video was a stunningly beautiful woman. Then again, I live in the San Francisco Bay Area. Sometimes it's hard to tell around here, which may affect my judgment.
     
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    YES. EVERY MODEL S BUILT SINCE LATE SEPTEMBER 2014. .
    At this point we only know for sure that it is used for Autopilot functions, but it could also be used for the automatic emergency braking and steering -- which is not yet fully implemented, I believe -- but is being required in the EU.
     

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