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Model S with an exhaust??

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by yobigd20, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. yobigd20

    yobigd20 Well-Known Member

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    Quite possibly the dumbest thing I've ever heard. Outside of creating buzz for his company's re-purposing of Fisker Karmas, nobody in their right mind would want an ICE model S. I don't even think it would be possible without extensive changes to the frame / structure of the car.
     
  3. Doug_G

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    Lutz is loony on this one. That sounds like an off-the-cuff response, and he doesn't know that it's pretty much impossible. There's simply no place to put an ICE drive train. Also the battery pack is a structural component of the car.
     
  4. mknox

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    Well, it's bound to happen. We've seen ICE's converted to electric for years, so why not electric to ICE? :tongue:

    Maybe I'll put a set of side pipes on mine!
     
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    aronth5 Long Time Follower

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    Actually those are small SpaceX thrusters enabling 0-60 in <1 second!
     
  7. kevincwelch

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    Sort of like JATO.

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