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Model S crash test video

Discussion in 'Video' started by doug, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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  2. TEG

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  3. zack

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    Very good news!
     
  4. tdelta1000

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    In a recent interview conducted by "Engel" of this forum, it was stated by Mr. Blankenship that Tesla Motors have sent several Model S crash versions for testing. He even confirmed that there was a freeze in the design to solidify crash testing. Hopefully we see some results real soon and that 5 star rating that's so important to Mr. Musk.
     
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    Has there been any news on the crash testing front???? How many were crashed? When will we see new video of those tests?
     
  6. Trnsl8r

    Trnsl8r Blue 85kwh since 12/8/12

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    I really need to see a rear-impact crash test before I order the extra rear-facing kids seats...
     
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    That would be an interesting video to see...
     
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    I've read that we should he something about crash test rating next month and if so I hope videos will soon follow.
     
  9. Jeeps17

    Jeeps17 Cath Jockey in a P85

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    Absolutely!

    My wife is not too fond of the idea, and even I need some obective demonstration that this is a safe place to be in case of a rear-ending.

    In my case (4 young kids) this will be the difference between S and X.
     
  10. MarkR

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    The results of the front crash test look awesome to my untrained eye. I am concerned about rear-end testing, but without kids (no kids at home, at least), it's not nearly as important to me.
     
  11. Norbert

    Norbert TSLA will win

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    I think there were reports mentioned here (or by Tesla) saying that those are statistically very safe places to be, in an accident.
     
  12. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    #12 dsm363, Apr 30, 2012
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    The NHTSA said that I believe as well but can't find the link.
     

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