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Found the roadster in Malibu!...oh and it was BROKEN

Discussion in 'Roadster 2020' started by Cfinck, Jan 4, 2018.

  1. Cfinck

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    #1 Cfinck, Jan 4, 2018
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    Not too sure what happened, but I assume there have to be kinks to fix due to it being 3 years out from production lol.

    Still a dang good lookin car!

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  2. jerry505

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    Broken, meaning it would not run? I have to wonder why this prototype is on the street, or is it a prototype?
     
  3. Cfinck

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    I think the driver was Franz von Holzhausen. Ya, it wouldn't start back up!
     
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    I guess the right expression would be: was broken down?
     
  5. Got-EMF

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    Hmm... Wheels chocked... Whats those things by the curb?
     
  6. Cfinck

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    They were trying to get those under the car to move it to the the side of the road
     
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    If you're on a slope, I wouldn't want to be trying to use wheel dollies!:eek: Will we ever know the true details?o_O
     
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    He didn't seem too enthused I'll tell you that lol
     
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    Let the speculation begin. I'm guessing some sort of total electrical failure that would require him to physically press the brake to keep the car from rolling, hence the wheel chocks. Who's next?
     
  10. shokunin

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    I want to know how it ended, did they tow it? Send the engineers from Hawthorne to Malibu? just let it drift down the hill and steer it to the side of the road?

    Working or not, the Roadster looks amazing..
     
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    I really hope that color isn't only for founder's versions. It's what I want - looks amazing in the sun.
     
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    looks great sitting still!
     
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    That is one beautiful car.

    Franz's hair is also immaculate for riding with the top down, just sayin.
     
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  14. benjiejr

    benjiejr Technogeekextraordinaire

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    @Tech_Guy guess you saw it before this happened lol
     
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    They do not look very happy.
     
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    Probably wasn't happy as it was seen with issues..
     
  17. AEdennis

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    Love that front... the bottom vent looks like Roadster 1.5
     
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  18. AnxietyRanger

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    Getting from 0-60 in 1.9 seconds: $250,000
    Getting up the hill: Priceless
     
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    $200K that thing needs to be a little bigger.
     
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    Small is beautiful ... too many smoking hulks on the road today :cool:
     
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