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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

    Nov 3, 2009
    Smithfield, VA
    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

    artsci Sponsor

    May 10, 2012
    Timonium, Maryland
    Not a problem. You pull away from them so fast the grit just hits the ground:)
  3. mnx

    mnx 2013 P85

    May 6, 2009
    Ancaster, Canada
    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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