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Do FWD's auto-close when driving (and what speed)?

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by FlasherZ, Mar 1, 2016.

  1. FlasherZ

    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    Curious - there is a parade opportunity coming up for our Model X. Has anyone determined at what speed the Model X can be driven with the doors open, and whether the car attempts to automatically close them as with Model S's hatch?
     
  2. Jgdixon

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    I was at the reveal and they were dropping off people and then moving ahead to pick others up with the doors open.
    Also saw a video with one driving with them open
     
  3. SabrToothSqrl

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    Can i be the first to hit 60 with them open, or is the car limited in speed when they are open?
     
  4. notAmeenPerson

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    I have always wanted to see the Model X beat a race car at the drag strip with both of its falcon wing doors up.
     
  5. satheesh.net

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    I wonder if the amount of G-force would break the wings/hinges when launching! Or if we see lift-off!?! :wink:
     
  6. SabrToothSqrl

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    Only one way to find out!
     
  7. AB4EJ

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    A parade will be slow, so you can probably do this; no way to know except to try it. You might also be able to force the doors to stay open by opening them an pulling the relevant fuse.
     
  8. madodel

    madodel X at the end of a rainbow

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    I tried driving with a FW door open in my driveway yesterday. You can do it but there is a constant reminder and chime on dash console and the tablet telling you it is open and needs to be closed.
     

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