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Model S RWD 60 0-60 in 5.5? Or less?

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by fallen888, Oct 1, 2016.

  1. fallen888

    fallen888 Member.. hehe, I said "member"

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    Tesla says I should be able to go 0 to 60 in 5.5 seconds. But I just did it in less. In fact, I was a little early to hit start in the beginning and didn't hit stop until I clearly saw the 60 pop up on the instrument panel. So I believe it's even less. Anyone get it lower? What's the lowest you've seen on a base S60 RWD?

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    My seat of the pants would agree with your findings :).

    Typically manufacturers will quote conservative times. 0-60 times will depend on road conditions, tire tread and compound, extra weight, and many other factors that will alter 0 to 60 times results.
     
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  3. Mickie

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    Less. The non-P models' 0-60 times are very conservative. The 60D is definitely in the 4s. And assuming your 60 is the new limited 75, I bet your RWD would do it in the high 4s.

    I say this because dragtimes.com clocked an older, true 60 (not the more powerful 75) at 5.1 0-60 with a vbox. Tesla was placing the older 60 in the high 5s if I remember correctly.

    Enjoy :cool:
     
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    All wheel drive (D) is 5.2.
     
  5. Mickie

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    Thanks for quoting the conservative Tesla given time. But we're talking real world times.
     
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    I always swore my 2014 RWD 60 was closer to 5 than 5.5. Didn't Tesla publish 5.9 seconds.
     
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    That's cool, I'll have to push Elmo harder to get closer to the 5.0. :cool:
     
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    Nice. For an older S60, but still interesting.
     
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    Exactly the point I was trying to make. An older 60 doing it in 5.1 (Tesla conservatively rated these at 5.9) means your new 75 (software range limited to 60) is doing it faster than the older 60's real world time (5.1) and faster than Tesla's given time on your car (5.5). You're probably in the high 4s.
     
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    Tesla tend to under rate the regulars model s.

    For performance version they tend to over rate them. So if you want the best deal stick with the non performance version.

    Just look at the lawsuit out of Norway on the p85D. Also there have been countless evidence the p90D or the one with ludrcrious mode does not meet what tesla advertised. I suspect same goes with the new p100d.
     
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    Pretty much, albeit the 100 appears to be represented correctly. As for the P90DLs, notably the "classic" ones, there's a thread spanning hundreds of pages where owners simply could not run a 1/4 mile in the 10s as it was advertised.
     
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    The P100DL does not appear to be overrated as it relates to quickness. The published 0 to 60 and 1/4 miles times have been borne out by real owners at drag strips.

    That being said, as many other previous threads have stated, the originally published times for the 1/4 mile for the P85/P90D ludicrous models was overstated as 10.9 sec (as measured by Motor Trend). No owners have been able to match that time in the real world on a track.
     
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    I believe some of the latest, refreshed P90DLs did finally break into the 10s. Correct me if I'm wrong.
     
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    They did. However, when original specs were published, P90DL could not meet them in real world. The latest ones manufactured seem to able to do it regularly.
     
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    Aye.
     

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