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Should there be a P100D 'race' variant?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Beckler, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. Beckler

    Beckler Member

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    I mean 0-60 2.5s is getting a little ridiculous (in a good way). It could be argued it's out of place on a family sedan (tho of course completely welcome nonetheless). So what about a 'race' variant Model S? It could just have different body styling, lighter more minimalist seats, no frunk and use the space to increase battery cooling. More technical data on the displays. Things like this - might be relatively easy and if they shaved a few hundred pounds, that 2.5s would go even lower.
     
  2. cronosx

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    like maybe a roadster?
     
  3. Beckler

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    :D Yes! But still that's different and will be even higher performance. Model S Race will still be a large sedan useful for everything just way more performance oriented.
     
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    The P is the "race" variant as an endurance racer the Tesla needs a much better battery to even survive a sprint race or even HPDE 20 min sessions driven by an advanced driver.
     
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    #5 Matias, Aug 24, 2016
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    Nurburgring edition, which could do one lap without going to limp-mode would be nice. Limiter kicks in in 1:22.

     
  6. Derek Kessler

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    Yeah... drove an S P85D out on the Bonneville Salt Flats a few weeks back and took it up to 154mph in a straight line. Then on the sprint back to the road it got up to about 150 before it started pulling back on the electrons.
     
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    Love to track my car again but being overtaken by a ford Fusion gets embarrassing after one lap. Maybe the 100 will fair better
     
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