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P90D owners - why no good videos? Aren't you liking your cars?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Eugene, Aug 21, 2015.

  1. Eugene

    Eugene Member

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    It's so weird that no good videos has been posted so far by happy P90DL owners. Aren't you happy with acceleration?
    I saw all videos posted so far on youtube or instagram. All of them bad and don't show how fast is it :mad:.
     
  2. Stoneymonster

    Stoneymonster Active Member

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    I don't think there are any P90DL owners, that's why. They are all videos from test drives.
     
  3. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    It's the red shift. When you accelerate the colours go wonky.
     
  4. Eugene

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    Maybe, but if there are testdrives happening many people drove it already...
     
  5. BoerumHill

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    Oh the banality of launches.
     
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    No camera has yet survived.
     
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    I had a P85. Fastest thing ever, absolutely shocked me how fast it was. After a few weeks I got used to it, and it wasn't quite as profound. Someone hit me on the freeway, and I replaced it with a P85D. I wasn't expecting such a difference, but it was there. A couple months later, and not too much of a difference in "feeling" compared to a P85.

    I doubt those 3 tenths of a second are going to mean much (assuming you really even get them) to people riding in it. Insane mode will have the same effect as ludicrous mode on people I would imagine. I have driven hundreds of people in my P85 and P85D (Uber driver), and they scream just the same.

    I'm still excited for ludicrous mode though! :)
     
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    As far as I can tell, the peak acceleration experience will be about the same - except in ludicrous mode it'll last for twice as long before it starts to taper off. Not having experienced either, I'm not sure how much difference the extended peak acceleration will make to the experience.
    Walter
     
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    Given some other threads, no humans survived the G forces.
     
  10. wdolson

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    At this point probably only a few P90Ds with Ludicrous mode have been delivered and not everyone documents every minute of their lives on video. I'm sure we will start seeing drag race videos in the next month or two.

    Bill
     
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    ROTFL
     
  12. ecarfan

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    Yes and I'm concerned that someone might lose control and have a terrible accident. That would be a bad news story for Tesla and likely a very bad outcome for the driver.
    I did a P85D test drive and it was shocking how quick the car was. I backed off on the accelerator after less than 2 seconds because I was on a public road and it was in an urban area.
    I am concerned that it is only a matter of time before someone crashes during a maximum launch (actually it's probably already happened, more than once). Of course that could happen with just a standard 85.
    I am not criticizing Tesla for making extremely quick cars, and of course there are many other Supercars that are as quick or nearly so. I am concerned about the negative PR Tesla could get with the first Ludicrous mode launch accident.
     
  13. gizmoboy

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    I don't think that's a news story. "Person loses control doing thing others do all the time..."
     
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    Or the P90DL is still on the cloud experiencing how fast the acceleration is and they forgot to post...:biggrin:
     
  16. R²B

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    Suggesting we go with P90D to indicate to indicate Ludicrous mode.
     
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    I don't know why someone one would do it, but you can get a P90D without Ludicrous mode.
     
  18. scottf200

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    Indeed
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  19. TexasEV

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    Maybe to get more range than P85D and no interest in spending money for even faster acceleration than the P85D which is more than most people need or want?
     
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    and $3,000 additional can be more palatable to some than $13,000 more.
     

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