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Ludicrous Always?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by SDRick, Jun 29, 2016.

  1. SDRick

    SDRick Member

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    Is there any downside to always having ludicrous or insane always switched on?
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  2. commasign

    commasign Active Member

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    Nope.
     
  3. tstafford

    tstafford Member

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    Either Insane or Ludicrous has basically been on in my car since delivery.
     
  4. sandpiper

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    I've read that there it has some effect on range mode - that if you're looking for the best possible range, that you should lower it to sport. Is it true? Heck, I don't know. It seems like the sort of thing that Tesla should clarify.
     
  5. MDMGSO47

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    The additional cost of tire wear. :D
     
  6. eyespii

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    you'd have to live with the gravitas of constantly embarrassing people at stoplights
     
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  7. kirkbauer

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    Only thing I could think of is perhaps the throttle would be less sensitive without ludicrous on. I just had a loaner 85D and it was harder to accidentally accelerate faster than you expected on that car :)
     
  8. Humanji

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    Knowing that I paid $10,000 for that little blue soft key makes it difficult to ever deactivate. As far as I can tell it has no direct impact on range. Max battery power does as it heats the pack.
     
  9. Norfolk Enchants

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    This ^^
     
  10. yo mama

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    The main downside is that there is no downside. Plus, never toggling Ludi on/off means fewer fingerprints on your touchscreen.
     
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  11. mkspeedr

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    The no fingers prints is a huge upside - huge!
     
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  12. Tech_Guy

    Tech_Guy Always in Ludicrous mode

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    My car ONLY has Ludicrous :cool:
     
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