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Pre-heating the car when still connected to the net

Discussion in 'Model S' started by widodh, Mar 4, 2011.

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  1. WarpedOne

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    #21 WarpedOne, Mar 7, 2011
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    Absolutely.
    With a pre-heated steering wheel.
     
  2. bolosky

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    The 2.0 (and presumably 2.5) Roadsters have a 3.5-4kW heater. I bet that the S will have higher power still, because it's got a much larger cabin volume to heat.
     
  3. Eberhard

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    better to heat the foot-compartement. infrared?
     
  4. dpeilow

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    With the battery where it is, the S will have under floor heating.
     
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    Good point...collateral benefit!

     
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    Unless you are in Arizona in the summer.
     
  7. Jaff

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    Sandals? :biggrin::wink:


     
  8. Eberhard

    Eberhard #421 Model S #S32

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    if the batterie temperature is keeping below outside temperature, you have floor cooling too
     
  9. trevorlsciact

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    What if you are in Arizona in the summer but want the car hotter then outside temp? Then the battery would overheat if it was setup like that. :tongue:
     
  10. Eberhard

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    no, but you can redirect the heat from the batterie to the inside of the car by using the heatpump, called AC
     
  11. trevorlsciact

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    Ah that's true, didn't think of that! Although I was mostly joking...
     
  12. Eberhard

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    haha touché
     

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