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Tesla Roadster invited to join Fast & Furious 5 promo shoot

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by mpt, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. mpt

    mpt Electrics are back

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    Are you near Willow Springs raceway on Wednesday 13th April?

    The organizers are looking for a Tesla Roadster to participate in the event.

    Please PM me for details.
     
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    Sounds like a job for VFX!
     
  3. mpt

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    Pinged him, thanks.
     
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    DrTaras R254->R725->S1364-->X769

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    Interesting. I had gotten that invite via a friend and told the guy to post here. I see your (MPT) post instead. Did he ask YOU to post for him? Just curious.
     
  5. mpt

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    I received a request from Tim W. for assistance. Same friend?
     
  6. mpt

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    #6 mpt, Apr 19, 2011
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    Tesla themselves stepped in. This is part one, no Tesla yet...
     
  7. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    Well you do see the Roadster (stationary) at the beginning.
     
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    Is that a new tag line "With vault busting torque"...?
     
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    Even with an arbitrary penalty would be nice if the Stig were to drive it.
     
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    #10 mpt, Apr 20, 2011
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    Part II - Roadster gets a go:

     
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    Well that was lame. They teased the silent advantage and then threw it out.

    Mike at the LA Tesla store used to race Porches. I can testify to his driving skill. he might have had a better time than Bob.

    Glad I was too busy to go.
     
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    Also, they clearly edited the audio to make it quieter than it was. Anyhow, all in good fun. At least they didn't trash the car and it was fun to see Bob behind the wheel.
     
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    400 horsepower? Hmm.
     
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    Maybe they dropped a Model S motor in it.
     
  15. mpt

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    Just in; Tesla makes it round race track in "Perfectly good for the job" shocker.
     

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