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nice Roadster in action Video :-)

Discussion in 'Video' started by mr.x, Sep 14, 2012.

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  1. mr.x

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  2. NigelM

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    Ha, he's enjoying the ride but still talks about hitting the gas!

    (For German Roadster owners, how do you translate "gas geben" in a Tesla?)
     
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    Boden ans! (?) Floor it! The look in his eyes says it all.
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    Accelerate
     
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    I like the quick entry into the right hand turn using the e-brake to enhance and sharpen the turn!
     
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    That's called "drifting". It's not actually a very fast way to take a corner, but it is fun and looks spectacular.
     
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    That's no drifting. He used handbrake turn.
    WRC: Handbrake turn - YouTube
     
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    Handbrake turn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

    Okay I agree that was a hairpin turn... not clear to me that this would be the fastest way to take it though.
     
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    I think he was driving more for fun than speed.
    His buddy seemed to be shaking his head like "That crazy guy is going to drive the heck out of that Roadster."
     
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    What I especially loved was that the Roadster's so quiet that you can hear the beep from the VDS as it gives the warning that he was driving with the handbrake on.
     

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