Welcome to Tesla Motors Club
Discuss Tesla's Model S, Model 3, Model X, Model Y, Cybertruck, Roadster and More.
Register
  • The final cut of the 8th episode of the Tesla Motors Club Podcast, featuring Balazs Biro, of the prominent Hungarian EV channel Villanyautósok, is now available. You can watch it now on YouTube or listen to it on all major podcast networks.

Tesla Model S P90DL confuses Audi Sydney's dyno machine

stopcrazypp

Well-Known Member
Dec 8, 2007
11,967
7,736
I thought documenting the hp for a dual motor EV was such a simple thing from the 691hp thread.
To be fair, I don't think most on that side were relying on dyno results. It's mostly relying on REST API numbers being lower than 691 hp. I don't believe there were any really conclusive dynos of the P85D (all of them were lower or the same as what the P85 got before at ~430whp, which isn't that believable).

I have suggested that if someone can do a dyno while pulling REST numbers at same time, that would be very telling. The REST should hit the 550hp mark (which there is agreement is the peak mark for REST) and then that can be matched to the dyno result, which would pretty much tell the peak at the wheels.
 

dsm363

Roadster + Sig Model S
Moderator
May 17, 2009
18,279
160
Nevada
We should start tallying the number of measuring and testing devices that are broken by Tesla vehicles.

Maybe it just proves coming up with one hp number using traditional methods isn't such an easy thing. Further proof that an actual SAE standard is needed for EVs. Something Tesla didn't have at P85D launch and still doesn't.
 
Last edited:

ERP

Ludicrous Member
Apr 17, 2015
112
36
Colorado Springs
These cars are dangerous on the dyno with regen. It's like hitting the brakes, which you never want to do since it makes the car try and launch off the dyno. You shouldn't take your foot completely of the accelerator at the end of the run. It needs just enough pedal to stay out of regen.
 

Products we're discussing on TMC...

About Us

Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.

Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.


SUPPORT TMC
Top