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Eat My...Grit?

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by Todd Burch, Apr 6, 2015.

  1. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Electron Pilot

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    So, sometimes it's fun to floor it when you're at a light and it turns green. But not at the expense of the finish of the car behind me.

    This thought has crossed my mind a few times but I'm only now remembering to ask it. When I floor it at a light, do I kick up grit and pebbles and spit it at the car behind me? Has anyone been behind the S during an "acceleration test" to answer firsthand? This is probably more an issue for the P85s than the P85Ds.
     
  2. artsci

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    Not a problem. You pull away from them so fast the grit just hits the ground:)
     
  3. mnx

    mnx 2013 P85

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    My guess is that it's only an issue if you TC is off. :) I could be wrong.

    I once had a Ferrari 458 behind me and I turned off my TC and punched it... I only thought I could have kicked up a bunch of crap at him after the fact.
     

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