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Model X towing a trailer sighting

Discussion in 'Model X' started by GuyGadois, Dec 5, 2015.

  1. GuyGadois

    GuyGadois Member

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    I was at the factory yesterday and on my way out (from a public street). I watched a Model X with a rather large U-Haul (probably a 6x12 U-Haul: 6x12 Cargo Trailer Rental
    ) ripping around the test track. It wasn't slowing at around those banked turns.

    Pretty cool.

    GG
     
  2. Discoducky

    Discoducky Active Member

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    Do you happen to have a video as that would be cool
     
  3. mkjayakumar

    mkjayakumar Active Member

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    Testing after the product has been released ?
     
  4. araxara

    araxara S-P85#3,218 X-90D#3,299

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    They could be testing the non-performance version, since it uses a smaller motor in the rear. That version has not been released yet and according to Tesla’s Model X configuration page, won’t be available until mid-2016.
     
  5. Phil Seastrand

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    Keep in mind that they are constantly making improvements to both cars, the Model X and the Model S. It would be prudent to test these improvements as they are being developed, no?
     
  6. Cosmacelf

    Cosmacelf Active Member

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    Considering their tow rating was a number pulled out of a hat, maybe they are testing to see if the rating is real or not. the standard everyone is now using is J2807. I've asked tesla if the tow rating was based on any standard or testing and was told they would know by end of year.
     
  7. MikeL

    MikeL some guy

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    I understand the insinuation. Here's mine - cease all testing of the product after it's been released ?
    come on now, you know better than that.
     
  8. aesculus

    aesculus Still Trying to Figure this All Out

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    That's called customers. :smile:
     
  9. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Way to go negative. :) Since Tesla engineering is constantly adding features to existing vehicles, I assume that testing we see now is for FUTURE enhancements. And I'm grateful that they're constantly innovating.

     
  10. FarmerDave

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    @bonnie: +1

    Accentuate the positive.
     
  11. vandacca

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    I can't wait for the U-Haul enhancement!!! :cool:
     

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