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This helps RWD owners feel a little better

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by insaneoctane, Aug 23, 2018.

  1. insaneoctane

    insaneoctane Active Member

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    I'm the opposite - I ordered the LR and then upgraded to the performance model and still waiting for mine. Now having second thoughts of going back to RWD LR as I'm beginning to realize that no matter how fast your car is you will always get used to the speed and always want more. RWD LR is also more efficient. In the end you can't go wrong with either. Just a matter of how much disposable income you have.
     
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  3. Daniel in SD

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    The problem with that analysis is the 0-60 time of the RWD without rollout is 5.1s not 4.5s. I bet the power out the LR is the same as the P and AWD rear motor but the P has higher torque. The real advantage of the RWD is significantly longer range and lower cost. Less weight and RWD should also make it a better handling car.
     
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  4. insaneoctane

    insaneoctane Active Member

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    Insightful
     
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    Just wait till the federal tax credit is phased out, the pent up demand is gone, and let’s see what happens to the $75k performance car, let alone the $60k +TTL AWD.
     
  6. ⚡️ELECTROMAN⚡️

    ⚡️ELECTROMAN⚡️ Fritterer and waster of hours in an off hand wayer

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    The RWD drive is plenty fast. It feels significantly faster than my MS.
     
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    As Elon was quoted in an early interview..Tesla does not make slow vehicles.
     

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