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TMC Book of Records for the Model S...

Discussion in 'Model S' started by SCW-Greg, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. SCW-Greg

    SCW-Greg Active Member

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    So this has been mentioned from time to time, but thinking we can make this an official thread for "firsts" and records for the Model S.

    First to take a Model S cross country: Steve and Jesse for Owner Bill, VIN 38 - Blog story

    Highest elevation driven to date: Cottonwood at Trail Ridge CO, 12,183'

    Velo1 is shooting for Mt. Evans at 14,256' this Spring.

    What will you be the first to do with your Model S?

    First to put 400 miles down in one drive?

    Over time, lets make this the <strike>Guiness</strike> TMC Book of Records for the Model S.

    What will yours be???
     
  2. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    I can't confirm this but maybe the first person to be dropped off at their Model S pickup in another Model S.
     
  3. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    Some other records I've seen posted (but I don't recall the exact #s, so I'll let them fill them in):
    • Highest Wh/mile usage
    • Highest Wh/mile regen
    • Highest projected range (though this is a bit of a software artifact)
     
  4. mnx

    mnx 2013 P85

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    How about longest wait from reservation to delivery? (Will probably go to someone who wants a RHD version in Europe...)
     
  5. aviators99

    aviators99 Model S - R140

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    Have we had the first ferry ride? Chad?
     
  6. Zythryn

    Zythryn MS 70D, MX 90D

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    How about first reservation placed on a Model S display screen?
     
  7. ChadS

    ChadS Petroleum is for sissies

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    #7 ChadS, Oct 25, 2012
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    No ferry ride yet for me. (My wife and I did go on a ferry last weekend, but not in the Model S).

    But I may be the first to get a hitch - it is being installed now; I pick it up Saturday.
     
  8. KBF

    KBF Model S 2017

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    Fastest speed?? Or is the S limited by the speedometer rather than motor output? My Zero is limited by speed in eco mode, but with a strong tail wind in sport mode I've hit about 7 kph faster than its "top speed".

    Or would people get in trouble...?
     
  9. EV_de

    EV_de Model SP10/XP9 EU ZOE#47

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    The Model S in Germany can check the Top Speed... Munich to Nürnberg are long parts Off Limits!
     
  10. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    We almost got that done at the party Cattledog threw for my car but they ended up going home reserving. I imagine someone has done that already by now.
     
  11. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    I've not been able to achieve the Roadster's top speed, because it runs out of steam above 150 kph. The best I've been able to do (yes, legally) is 187 kph. I suspect the Model S will actually be able to achieve its maximum speed since it has more poop at high speeds than the Roadster.
     
  12. pguerra

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    How about first one to be stranded in between cities due to being out of battery?
     
  13. huntjo

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    First speeding ticket
    Highest speeding ticketed speed
    First to get out of a speeding ticket by offering to give the cop a ride
     
  14. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    ...first to have his car impounded.
     
  15. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    First accident :scared:
     
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    I'm pretty sure it has a software governor. I talked to George B at one of the events and he said off hand it was capable of going faster. I wonder if Elon's is set differently.


    First one to hack the software that governs output! But I'm sure this would coincide with first one to invalidate their warranty!
     
  17. W.Petefish

    W.Petefish Active Member

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    Pretty sure that has already happened. (not to me but to another owner in Texas.)
     
  18. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    Heck, that happened at the first Get Amped event...
     
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    First to hack into the computer. Where is that thing anyway, maybe it has an RS-232 port i can get at.
     
  20. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Yeah. Not only was it the first Model S hitting another car but the first Model S hitting another Model S.
     

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