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Model 3 Performance - Suspension

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Well, it would appear they will have to change the suspension at least in the front, since the front motor won't fit otherwise. Beyond that, to back up Elon's claim that the P will outperform BMW M3 at the track, it would seem some suspension upgrade is possible/required.

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Well, it would appear they will have to change the suspension at least in the front, since the front motor won't fit otherwise. Beyond that, to back up Elon's claim that the P will outperform BMW M3 at the track, it would seem some suspension upgrade is possible/required.

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I see the loophole now. He’s only saying that it will beat cars in its class on the track. He doesn’t say it’s in the same class as a BMW M3 just that it’s quicker :p
But yes to beat cars like the BMW M3 on the track it will need suspension, monster brakes, and probably some sort of trick rear differential. I would be surprised if they over designed the LR cooling system so it will probably need that upgraded as well.
 

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