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"it's vomit-inducing!"

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Sprell, Oct 20, 2015.

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  1. Sprell

    Sprell New Member

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    Last month, for his 78th birthday, I took my dad to the Tesla Motors in Tyson's Corner (Tyco Road), Virginia for a test drive of the Model S (P85D with Ludicrous Mode). We spent a good, long time inside the store -- maybe 90 minutes? -- learning about the technology, the fuel savings, etc. A lot of the presentation occurred inside one of the Model S'. Finally, it was decision time. Dad decided to sit in the passenger seat while I did the test drive.

    Took it out for a spin, making sure Ludicrous Mode was selected. Then, with the Sale Advisor's blessing, came the time to punch it.

    WOOSH!

    This being my first test drive, I didn't launch it all the way to 60, but we got up to 55. Did that two or three times.

    A few minutes later, Dad said, "You better pull over. I'm gonna woof." I pulled over, and he tossed cookies. Fortunately, he was able to lean out the door sill to barf outside. Then, regarding Ludicrous Mode, he gave his three-word review: "IT'S VOMIT-INDUCING!!!"

    He now wants a Model S. But without the L.
     
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    Remind him to fast for 12 hours before he drives it:biggrin:
     
  3. ChadS

    ChadS Petroleum is for sissies

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    A few years ago we had a thread here that categorized people according to how they reacted to Roadster test drives. "Barfer" was my least-favorite category.

    But even barfers love the cars!
     
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    A P85D with Ludicrous???
     
  5. evp

    evp Nerd

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    Also, don't do demo launches for anyone who's recently had back surgery. Awkward.
     
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    Should have said P90D. My bad.

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    I took a photo of Dad pointing to the Ludicrous button before we launched. I also gave him a head's up, telling him to put his head back against the head rest. He claims he felt his innards pressed back against his spine!
     
  7. DoctorJJ

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    They are out there. KC has one.
     
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    Awesome story!
     
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    It need's to be named "Barf"
     
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    WHAT?? Who has it and how and when and may other questions. I guess I missed this during the barrage of AP postings lately.
     
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    KC service center has one.
     
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    So the KC SC has a P85D Ludicrous - that's very interesting. Is there a thread that I missed on this? Has anyone driven it? Do we have any numbers coming from it, etc.?
     
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    I've heard that there is at least one other at another west coast service center.

    The reason why I asked for clarification, was I was trying to determine if there were in fact three such cars.

    No threads, and no numbers. I only heard about the one because I was on another forum and someone mentioned that they had test driven it.
     

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