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Too much fun with driving Model X...huge curb wreck

Discussion in 'Model X' started by ggnykk, Sep 7, 2016.

  1. ggnykk

    ggnykk Active Member

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    The front right wheel is totally destroyed...

     
  2. Gregkeys

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    geesh i had to watch that video 30 times just to figure out where the tesla hit the curb..... are there any more details about the wheel being destroyed, sounds like fluff at the moment since there are no photos of the wheel
     
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  3. aija SigX 649

    aija SigX 649 Winged Lion

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    I think the OP meant front left rim. Looks like the car was a little too close to the narrow median curb on driver's side. Would be nice to see what the rim looks like though.
     
  4. DFibRL8R

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    No look closely at the beginning of the video. The Model X comes in very fast on a left turn and kisses the big curb on the right side hard, not the median.
     
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  5. Roentgen

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    Disagree... keep an eye on the oncoming X - takes his left turn too wide, hits his right sided curb, and then overcompensates and comes to a rest in his left lane. I had to watch this like 5 times to figure it out.

    EDIT: defibrilator beat me to it
     
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  6. aija SigX 649

    aija SigX 649 Winged Lion

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    Dah ..thought I was looking from within the car involved. Thank you for the corrections!
     
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    Zaphod Galaxy President (former)

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    Some kid took mom or dad's car for a joy ride? Somehow this will get blamed on Autopilot failing. :rolleyes:
     
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  8. ggnykk

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    haha, that's not my car. I just came across this video on Youtube.
     
  9. ggnykk

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    that's right. It is the black Model X very far away in the beginning of the video, and then came closer after it crashed the curb big time.
     
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    Not sure which is more ridiculous: the speed at which that driver attempted to (beat the red light and) make that left turn, or the fact that I'm commenting on it in this thread...
     
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    Bunch of idiots on that site blaming Autopilot for that accident, somehow. Man, that driver was a dumbass.
     
  13. commonature

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    thanks to tesla's low center of gravity, this was just a curb wreck, most other cars would ended up wrecking other people's front lawns or even flipping over.
     
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