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Tesla Model "S"tairclimber ?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by FireDog, Nov 3, 2015.

  1. FireDog

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  2. Max*

    Max* Autopilot != Autonomous

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    Is that how you get a frunk crease?
     
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    and then some :biggrin:
     
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    It's clearly a bug.
    Tesla needs to add a "stairs" setting to the smart air suspension.
    Pretty sure that will buff out anyway...
     
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    I believe that car was descending the stairs, not climbing them.
     
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    I cringed when I saw the pic.
     
  8. f-stop

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    ouch!

    not the first time I've seen this sort of thing (well, maybe first time anyhow involving a Tesla).

    a year or two ago at UBC, a local university here, there were 4 different cars including a taxi that accidentally got stuck going down the same set of stairs, all within the same 2 week period.
    seems all the drivers all mistook a pedestrian pathway for a shortcut through campus. Since then, the university installed some of those fluorescent bollards at the top of the stairs to discourage such practice
     
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    I mean, even a Roomba can do it. :biggrin:
     
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    So I'm thinking if this was an AWD model it might have actually made it.
     
  11. FireDog

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    I imagine if the car was facing the stairs but coming down I am not certain that the cameras would pick it up..... :)

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    And this is what happens when they don't stop at the bottom of the stairs.....

    tesla-crash.jpg
     

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