TMC is an independent, primarily volunteer organization that relies on ad revenue to cover its operating costs. Please consider whitelisting TMC on your ad blocker and becoming a Supporting Member. For more info: Support TMC

Off roading Model X

Discussion in 'Model X' started by Chrisizzle, Mar 5, 2017.

  1. Chrisizzle

    Chrisizzle Member

    Nov 25, 2014
    Toronto, Ontario, canada
    How far off road has anyone taken their Model X ?
    I'd enjoy seeing pictures or reading tips.

    I had to get creative with -25C temps (-13F) and a route with no Superchargers. To shave distance, I ended up on a logging road.

    Although not truly 'off roading', it was unmaintained with ruts and long icy stretches. I raised my suspension and went for it. Just me, logging trucks and bulldozers for an hour. The Model X performed admirably and on par with my previous Suzuki Vitara or Land Rover Freelander 4x4s.

    I expect to work at an Adventure Race this summer in Wyoming. That should put me in some genuine wilderness. At the very least, I want to leave with an epic Model X photo.

    ' EC536CA7-F0A5-4DAA-9B65-BC8DA91C7546.jpg
    • Like x 2
  2. zackmilo

    zackmilo 2.2M+ Youtube views on my Model 3

    Nov 25, 2015
    Los Angeles, CA
    I hope there are some good car washes at your destination!;)
  3. BigMskiman

    BigMskiman Member

    Mar 14, 2016
    Pleasanton, CA
    I've just done ski trips and a beach in Mendocino with deep ruts. On-the-fly suspension raising is really helpful if you don't know where your going to end up.

    Thanks for that wilderness pic!
  4. Tozla

    Tozla Member

    Feb 15, 2017
    Melbourne, Australia
    The OCD clean freak inside of me is scrubbing the screen to clean that baby. :p
    • Funny x 1
  5. wallstguy

    wallstguy Member

    Feb 12, 2016
    Toronto, Canada
    Man I've been scared to take my baby anywhere off roading but ended up at road similar to you in Erin (a little north of Orangeville (I see you've got an Ontario plate so I'm assuming you know where I'm talking about :).

    I was just glad I have XPEL
    • Like x 2

Share This Page

  • About Us

    Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.
  • Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.