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:) - Tesla Model D (draco)

Discussion in 'Future Cars' started by gjunky, Jun 1, 2014.

  1. gjunky

    gjunky Waiting for the Model ☰

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    I was watching the reveal of the SpaceX Dragon V2 and realized there should be a Tesla Model (super) D (raco)

    Four superdraco engines where the wheels would normally be and perhaps one in the back and one in front (to slow it down again). To quote a movie with another car with wing like doors: "Roads? Where we are going we don't need roads".

    No traffic jams, no more trips to the airport. Easy parking "anywhere in the world" and still pollution free. And taking the Model X as a base, it would already have wings (not that it would need them).

    It might not be as quiet as the Model S and X :)
     
  2. GenericSpoon

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    Still pollution free?
     
  3. gjunky

    gjunky Waiting for the Model ☰

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    Hydrogen and oxygen
     
  4. Rifleman

    Rifleman Now owns 2 Model S's!!!

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    No, the super draco is hypergolic, and its emissions are VERY toxic.
     
  5. Martini

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    The fuels are toxic and corrosive, but the emission by-products need not be. The space shuttle used monomethyl hydrazine (N2CH6) and nitrogen tetroxide (N2O4). The combustion products are nitrogen, water vapor and carbon dioxide.

     

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