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That moment when you're first at the stoplight...

Discussion in 'Model X' started by Mrcook4590, May 31, 2018.

  1. Mrcook4590

    Mrcook4590 Member

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    That moment when you're first at the stoplight all ready to race, and there's a tractor trailer beside you.
     
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  2. Tiger

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    I have to admit, I'm very rarely not the first at stop lights ;) Probably because I'm too fast for the lights to go green.
     
  3. Yggdrasill

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    Does it make a difference what car you have beside you? They're gone real quick anyway. :)
     
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  4. Corsair

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    It sure didn't stop a Honda Odyssey which pulled up later beside trying to beat me at the filter lane after the lights ..... sigh...
     
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  5. Yinn

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    You rev the engine to 8000 RPMs. The light turns green and you drop the clutch. The car lurches forward and shoves you back into your seat. That giant grin on your face....suddenly fades. The tractor trailer blows by you, a full load of Tesla's in tow. All you can do; is watch the future pull away.
     
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  6. jjgunn

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    No, I want my mommy!
     
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  7. tslaEbay

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    I have X 90D...can I beat a 4 sec ICE car for 1000 ft?
     
  8. Nilnoc

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    Depends on how good the ICE driver is....
     
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    In that case...I should trade my X to get performance version of Model 3!!
    Then I don't need to worry about having BMW M3 on my next lane.
     
  10. P85_DA

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    Lol only cars that will beat yours is another Tesla ..drive safe folks ;)
     
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  11. MXWing

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    That is one that bugs me about the X... the consolation is you can tow an M3 behind the X and still be pretty fast.
     
  12. Yinn

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    Chances are you can - as long as the ICE car isn’t being driven by a professional driver or using launch control.

    I don’t worry about them anyway. Most of them end up spinning their wheels. On paper on good pavement; it’s close. An unprepared or imperfect surface gives it over to the Tesla pretty easily to 60.
     
  13. Barklikeadog

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    What if the ICE driver wants to race to St Louis?
     
  14. hly

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    ... and your mother in law who likes it chill and slow is with you in the car
     
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