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Tesla Roadster RC car

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  1. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    #1 doug, Nov 19, 2009
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    Looks like Rheazombi got her wish, but at 15" it's about 1:10 scale.

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  2. Tdave

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    Looks pretty faithful to the real car, except for the front spoiler.
     
  3. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    Aha! $24.99 at Target!

    Via Chelsea:

    Tesla Roadster R/C 1:16 : Target

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    Is this the first time an EV has been made into a scale EV?
     
  5. edo

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    You mean it's not a fossil fuel RC car? :tongue:
     
  6. TEG

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    By the way, Amazon shows it as out of stock.
     
  7. doug

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    #7 doug, Nov 19, 2009
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    That first link looks kinda like a scam (on sale for $58.88 from $99.99!!) so I'm going to remove it.







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    Very good point , edo ! All those fossil fuel real cars seem to be doing REALLY WELL after electrification into an ELECTRIC scale model ! :biggrin:
     
  9. rolosrevenge

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    What I wonder is if they still have the battery pack and the motor in the same place :tongue:
     
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    Anyone seen how quick it is?


    Had to laugh at this:

     
  11. TEG

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    (It is listed as back in stock at target.com now)
     
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    I received mine. Pretty damn cool. Don't care that it's RC, as it will just sit on a shelf in my office.
     
  13. doug

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    *ahem*
    Video and photos, please.
     
  14. Mark Petersen

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    can't wait for the S version

    hmm, note it looks to be the EU version as the numberplave is extra wide :)
     
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    My son has to wait a couple of weeks before he gets to open it...

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    The paint quality and detail work is nice for a model at this price.

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    #17 TEG, Dec 25, 2009
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    Shift lever from a 2008 model:
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    But the under-body quick-swap, Better-Place-compatible traction pack from a 2012 model! :wink::
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    Not for the battery pack... Under-body tray... improved center of gravity!

    But, the motor and "PEM" are in the right place!
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    Yes, I now have three sizes of Roadster - small, extra small (rc), and matchbox. The small one is still the most fun ;-)



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    #20 TEG, Dec 25, 2009
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    2 out of 3 will have to do (for now)...

    By the way, the headlights work on the RC car.
     

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