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Tesla Model S P100D drive test

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by Arctic Swan, Aug 4, 2018.

  1. Arctic Swan

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    Did your husband drive it too?
     
  4. Arctic Swan

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    Thank you ! It was an awesome experience. Now I'm definetly aTesla fan:)
     
  5. Arctic Swan

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    how could he miss this chance ? :)
     
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    I can't believe you didn't try ludicrous mode.
     
  7. Arctic Swan

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    Honestly, besides of fears, the roads were kind of crowded so I didn't want to take the risk. Maybe if I owned the car, things would have changed...but I'm not sure:) It might be unbelievable that I didn't try ludicrous mode but here is the catch about my article: women don't want the same things as men do from a car
     
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    Yes, I totally get that. My wife is so indifferent to how fast a car can go. That said, she gets a serious thrill out of ludicrous. I'm just happy she has no idea what that thrill costs as an upgrade
     
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    A ludicrous launch physically hurts me, so I rarely do them
     
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    Not at all, Wifey drives in Chill mode exclusively. She says she hesitates when she uses ludicrous, too much to take in.
    Ludicrous takes some getting used to and does not always maintain perfect control like Chill.
     
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    Thank you for your feedback!
     
  12. Arctic Swan

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    Yes, I heard their impact is strong. Imagine me doing that with a baby in the car.
     
  13. Arctic Swan

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    I admit, I also drove it in Chill mode exclusively. It is a perfect match for a woman.
     
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    Why did you try a P100D instead of just a 100D then?

    I know a few woman with P100Ds who love ludicrous and would vehemently disagree.

    Babies are one thing, but my kids love going fast in my P100D.
     
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    Hasn't tried Sport?
     
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    You are telling me an awesome thing here. I would love to meet a woman that frecquently uses Ludicrous. Though, I think the majority of women would choose Chill mode. This is a very good topic for a pole!

    I chose P100D because my minset was to try Ludicrous but I found it to be fast enough for me even in chill mode...
     
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    Forget the power of Ludicrous off the line, we all know it is Insane ludicrous
    you need it for
    a) the sharper throttle response - the whole car just feels more "alive"
    b) the mid range punch at say 40mph/65kmh is just awesome every time in daily driving and without even breaking the speed limit.
    c) putting the biggest smile on your passngers, kids especially can't get enough of it.

    You have only experienced half the car, so go do it again with Ludicrous and tell me i'm wrong :)
     
  18. The Duke

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    Freudian Slip?
    Wifey stays in Chill. But when I am driving and a nice looking section of road comes up or we are next to another car at a light I get the occasional wink with "DO IT".
     
  19. brianman

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    I think you're way off the mark here. If you said Sport instead of Chill it might be plausible.
     
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    first thing my daughter does is check it is in Ludicrous; regularly have to stop her putting in Ludicrous+
    I brought her up well.
     

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