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The real reason the Model S is so fast... see video

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  1. zooooooom

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    #1 zooooooom, Aug 5, 2013
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    I use this one all the time,... after I give a friend their first Tesla ride and then they request to see the engine... It still kills me :)
     
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    awesome -
     
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    kendallpb Model S: P 8061

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    ROFLMAO! Thanks, that was very funny!
     
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    I think it needs oil!

    ROTFLMAO!
     
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    nanimac Aloha!

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    Watched it 10 times. Still laughing.
     
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    poopy?
     
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    http://en.allexperts.com/q/Science-Kids-3250/Hamster-Power.htm

    according to the site a hamster should be able to put out 150mA @ 3V, this equates to 0.45w, you need 85kWh to charge the battery. this means that....

    Full charge from dead will take = 21 Years of consistent output
    Top off charge for the day (lets say you drive 40km per day, 7.5kWh) = 1.89 Years.

    that obviously takes too long so if you have a hamster power farm of 500 generators you could charge your car from dead in 15.7 Days!

    not bad at all....
     
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    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    I'm glad we have people who can actually do the math on hamster power. Nice work!:smile:
     
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    After showing my wife the video I said, "Now watch, someone will figure out how long it would take to charge the car via hamster." I'm glad I wasn't disappointed.
     
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    Hahaha!:biggrin:
     
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    JP often uses the analogy of thousands of hamsters pulling the Model S, as an obvious reference to the thousands of laptop batteries used in the car. He even put a picture to that effect..
     
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    Working on a second follow up video.... Will post when completed... this video had over 8000 hits...
     
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    I knew it would not be long before people started adding performance mod to these cars.
    Just one question. Does adding the hamster void the warranty?
     

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