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"Tailgating in the Tesla"

Discussion in 'Model S' started by gg_got_a_tesla, Oct 24, 2013.

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  1. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN 65513, Model 3: VIN 1913

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  2. EdA

    EdA Model S P-2540

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    No wonder he didn't make it on a single charge, he was driving a performance plus version.
    I wonder if they had to pry the steering wheel from his hands when he was done?

    I find that "manually" adaptive cruise control (using the stalk) works fine for moderate volume
    but at a certain point it becomes useless.

    No talk about how much storage space there was in the car for tables, chairs, tent, etc?
    Or did I skim over that part?
     
  3. evme

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    It is there:

    "Once settled into our spot, the Model S’s rear hatch proved ideal for hosting a tailgate picnic. The storage area easily swallowed food and a folding table, while overnight luggage for five was wedged into the front trunk. The rear-facing jump seats obviated the need for extra chairs, but occupants felt somewhat excluded from the parking lot goings-on, given how deeply nestled the seats are."
     
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    Is it bad if whenever I see or hear the word tailgating I always think of the traffic/tail-bumping kind of tailgating?
     
  5. EdA

    EdA Model S P-2540

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    It means you didn't attend enough (American) football games growing up...
     
  6. jerry33

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

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    Right. I avoided them like the plague.
     
  7. VolkerP

    VolkerP EU Model S P-37

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    Is there any way that someone can post the video on YouTube as I cannot see it (I live in UK and this is done by BBC Worldwide and cannot be shown in UK).
     
  9. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    Tailgating is the traffic infraction, a Tail Gate Party is the sports parking lot activity.
     
  10. rdrcrmatt

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    I took mine tailgating at a Brewers game towards the end of the season. We had a grill, cooler, and 7 people in the car.

    Here's a pic
     
  11. jvonbokel

    jvonbokel John VonBokel

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    I took mine up to Milwaukee visit my cousin and go to a Cards/Brewers game, but unfortunately we had 4 adults and 3 children going to the game, and I don't have the child seats, so we had to take my cousin's minivan to the game.

    Btw, nice Cardinal Red on your Tesla. :wink:
     

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