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New updates P85D: Insane mode now more insane!

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by LVSP85D, Apr 17, 2015.

  1. LVSP85D

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    Which version is this
     
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  4. LVSP85D

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    Throttle response noticeably better with this update!
     
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    Most will notice the throttle response changes, hardly anyone will be able to discern a 0.1 second change in acceleration.
     
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    I wonder if the classis P85(+) will have any improvements in that release. I'm on ".160" and wonder with the ".168" release if notes for P85 will state it.
     
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    What's different? How is it better?
     
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    I thought throttle response can only mean one thing: drive train reaction time to a change in pedal position is reduced.
     
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    Or the other way around: you have to push the pedal less to get the same speed increase. It's the mapping of power to the pedal position that can easily have changed between software versions.
     
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    That's what I figured. However, I just installed the update last night and drove it this morning and was quite surprised to notice more power during passing maneuvers. Then I noticed the KW meter is reading higher than it was before:

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    Before the update, the needle would peg at covering the right most side of the 0 in 480. Now it's its clearly on the left side of the 0 which looks like another 30KW or so. Not a huge difference but noticeable. More importantly, it continued to do this even at 48%. Before going less than 60% resulted in lower peak KW value on the meter.
     
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    Which version? Thanks.
     
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    Be Careful, you know what happens at 88 mph! you might do time travel.
     

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