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Model X 90 and Ludicrous Mode

Discussion in 'Model X' started by Paul Carter, Jul 17, 2015.

  1. Paul Carter

    Paul Carter Active Member

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    It's supposed to be Ludicrous mode, not named after the rapper but just a homophone.
     
  3. glhs272

    glhs272 Unnamed plug faced villian

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    I was thinking it was a spaceballs reference... Ludicrous speed...
    Theyve gone plaid.jpg
     
  4. Paul Carter

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    Yea a bad copy/paste from the liveblog. Will correct.
     
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    FYI, if you go right now to teslamotors.com and click on Model X then Reserve it takes you to a completely unavailable page (not like it was before) with an eventual return to home page...
    https://my.teslamotors.com/own#/model-x

    speculate...
     
  6. Paul Carter

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    Website is going to crash with all the owners ordering the P90D. :)

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    Like that I'm trying to pretend to do right now and just getting nowhere! :)
     
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    Yup, but Model X reserve page seems to be working again...
     
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    Correct me if I'm wrong... but if the Model X w/ Ludacrous mode can go 0-60 in 3.3.... that would make it the fastest production SUV available, no? Especially significant considering the runners up all get sub-20 mpg for the same performance. (Porsche Cayenne Turbo S is the next fastest I can find, making 0-60 in 3.8 seconds, but at like 19 mpg highway.)
     
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    All of my.teslamotors.com is down.
     
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    #10 CarlK, Jul 17, 2015
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    Elon said today it's not decided but will be "around" 3 sec 0-60. Forget about SUV's this is faster than even most sports cars. Can you imagine the guy in a Ferrari next to an SUV at the stop light shaking?

    OK shaking maybe a little exeggerate but he needs to be careful not to race his engine.
     
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    I'm ready for the reaction videos of all 6 passengers riding with the driver.
     
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    No doubt. Mental note: turn the volume down for Model X reaction videos when fully loaded with people. :)
     
  13. Johan

    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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    Sweet. Ludacris actually.
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    So... if it'll actually do 0-60MPH in 3.3 seconds, and if the torque/thrust is about constant, it'll reach that in 145.2 feet.

    How quickly can I stop? Can I still do this in our church parking lot?

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    Yes, I'd imagine the brakes are going to be sometime else not similar to the S. The extra weight may require something even more robost than whats already on the S.
     
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    Without a doubt... extra weight and the large towing ability will require some pretty large brakes as is... add the Ludicrous mode and we might need an anchor!
     
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    LOL... now that's some new speculation that I never thought of. Yes, you heard it here first folks. Model X will come with a new safely emergency breaking feature, the X anchor. It can catch into any surface including ocean floors for those with the submarine option. :)
     
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    And adds to the speculation of Amphibious mode!
     
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    To make this work you need something better than sticky friction compounds. Maybe it uses a rocket to fire a spike down and embed it into the surface, then spools out a cable to slow the car with?
     
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    No no, the adaptive spoiler is actually a drogue launcher. :)
     

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