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First Days with a Model S - Observations, Suggestions for Tesla, Etc.


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Jul 14, 2015
Just out of curiosity, I just did some measurements from the steering wheel. When the seat is set so I can reach the pedals comfortably, legs at a comfortable angle, etc. With the steering wheel telescoped as far as it will go (as close to me as possible), I'm 17-18 inches from the steering wheel and my arms are at 140 degrees when at 9 and 3.

I ran the seat up to where I was only 11 inches from the steering wheel and my left knee was pressing against the auto pilot control stock, which would be a very dangerous way to drive. Both knees were at least half way up the steering column at that distance.

Basically those instructions posted above don't work for me. Just FYI.
They don't work for me either.

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