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Motor Trend Review: Model S P85 is now the fastest American sedan

Discussion in 'News' started by tomsax, Sep 3, 2012.

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    This is a ground-breaking story, explaining the incredible advantages of an electric drivetrain in a mainstream auto publication, with implications well beyond the top-end Model S.

    It deserves a more prominent spot than buried down two levels in the Model S section.
     
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    tomsax I would have to agree with you on this one.
     
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    I believe the advice was "turn off AC and *close* the windows". When it's a tradeoff I think running the AC a bit high would be clearly better than opening the windows.
     
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    It's the same as with a gas car: at low speeds, roll down the windows, at freeway speeds use the AC (sparingly).
     
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    This review was terrible. It was more a review of a non-EV person's response to driving their first EV. It was not a good review of the car. They should have covered the range meter and just driven the car. If it made it - great, and if it did not then that would answer some questions too. As it was it was a review of the reviewers and not of what the car could do.
     
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    Wooo!! Pentagonal spider chart!!
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