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Discussion in 'Model X' started by mikevbf, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. mikevbf

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    I saw this photo of a Kia KV7 Concept from one of Teg's post:

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    It reminded me of that rare plane trip and those less rare train rides with passenger seats facing each other. It is a really nice way to socialize or work together while on longer trips. Do you think Tesla would ever consider going this route on the Model X? Besides the social benifits, the 2, 2, 3 setup of seats gives one more way to access the third row of seats, through the middle of the second row. Hmm wonder how the seat belts would work on those swivel seats?
     
  2. AnOutsider

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    Could attach them to the seat
     
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    Need a table that folds from the side panel like this! img_interior_1[1].jpg
     
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    But would it pass crash testing? What positions have to be checked?
     
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    A percentage of people get sick traveling backwards.
     
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    A percentage of people get sick traveling forward.
     
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    #7 Lloyd, Apr 13, 2012
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    It passed crash testing in my airplane which it more stringent than autos. Example: Airplane seating must retain it's integrity to 35 g's in a crash.

    For part 23 certification.
     
  8. mikevbf

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    One interesting thing about the concept car above that I did not mention is even the driver's seat swivels. I believe the concept is that the vehicle could be used for as an ad hoc meetings place when stationary. I am not saying the Model X should go this far, but with all the space, it is fun to think a little out of the box (or should that be in the box?).
     
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    Some people it is almost impossible to induce motion sickness. How cool would it be if they swiveled freely. Tea Cup ride in your car, spinning!
     
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    Think this car will ever make it into production? I doubt it. Like the majority of concept cars, it's just empty promises. I love that Tesla only shows cars that it is already set on producing. I hope they keep it that way.
     

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