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EV Stability Test - Tesla Looks Great, others...well you be the judge.

Discussion in 'Video' started by Ames, Jun 21, 2014.

  1. Ames

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    Zythryn MS 70D, MX 90D

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    Interesting, although I'd love to see the identical tests with other cars in the same category (large luxury).
     
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    The Mitsubishi and the i3 seemed to lose consistently lose traction in the wet. The Leaf also did poorly. But the "tests" were not described and if multiple drivers were used that can bias the results.
     
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    Yep, I'd really like to know what control inputs they were using. Towards the end, it almost looked like they were applying e-brake to upset the cars. Without knowing what they were doing and with each car having a different driver, it's a little difficult to draw conclusions. BTW, I'm not saying the drivers were doing anything wrong. It looked like everyone was applying proper counter-steering input to control the skids. It's just there are differences between all drivers.
     
  5. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    That's why it's so hard to do proper tests. Doesn't matter whether the tests are for efficiency, stability, or crash resistance, getting a good signal-to-noise ratio is hard work.
     

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