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Test drive of a petrol car

Discussion in 'Cars and Transportation' started by T B, Apr 28, 2015.

  1. T B

    T B President, Tesla Club Sweden

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    It's so funny, highly recommended.
     
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    Nice article. Funny how we all take those points as "normal".
    Gave me a nice chuckle.
     
  4. InternetDude

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    That is so awesome!
     
  5. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Well written and very funny. Nice work.
     
  6. Discoducky

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    Great read. Maybe a video of the experience is coming soon?
     
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    :biggrin: Very funny indeed! Thank you for sharing.
     
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    This is a keeper - something to print out and keep handy in the car for EV naysayers to read.
     
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    Hilarious, yet so true.
     
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    As I also stated on the Swedish forum, great article :)
     
  11. gavine

    gavine Petrol Head turned EV Enthusiast

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    It makes you realize that if current battery technology was developed 100 years ago, ICE would have never happened, and if EVs were the standard, trying to enter the market with an ICE would be laughable. Since EV's are better, the opposite is true. As Elon has said before, if you want to enter into a market that's already saturated with incumbents, your product has to be A LOT better....not just a little better. The Model S vindicates that argument.
     
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    If "gasoline" cars came out today, the Gov't would NEVER let you handle such an explosive, carcinogenic substance as often as we do... by which I mean NEVER.
    It's not like you can pop in to CVS and get some dynamite.
     
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    mgemmell Scottish chap

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    Spectacular! The best way to convince people is through humor and this is right on the money.
     
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    Seems like someone else liked this.Twitter
     
  15. Bgarret

    Bgarret Model S ownin' Michigan scofflaw

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    #15 Bgarret, May 4, 2015
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    Swedish ICE Test Drive aka "test drive of a petrol car"

    This may be somewhere else,must it was too good not to share. Can't believe my wife scooped me and found this from Twitter.

    Test drive of a petrol car - Tesla Club Sweden

    note: Thanks Bonnie...
     
  16. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    gavine Petrol Head turned EV Enthusiast

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    And he crashed the server after tweeting it.
     
  18. T B

    T B President, Tesla Club Sweden

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    #18 T B, May 8, 2015
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    We had to quickly add some extra CPU-s to it. The first peak shows how high load our server managed to handle before it got overloaded:

    CEKxp83VAAACyas.jpg

    Tweet from Elon Musk = DDoS attack :biggrin:
     
  19. Grendal

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    Hilarious. So very well done.
     
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    Haha awesome ! The internet is a fun place, where 140 characters from one particular person can cause a server to crash !
     

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