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Turning radius D

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by celter, Nov 11, 2014.

  1. celter

    celter Member

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    I am very satisfied with the turning radius on my P85+, since I came from a FWD car. I have some tight parking places to negotiate and I am a bit concerned about the turning radius on the AWD Model S. Do you think it necessarily will be larger?
     
  2. sandpiper

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    I can't imagine why it would be any larger. The vehicle geometry is unchanged and there's no locked transfer case between the front and rear.
     
  3. AnOutsider

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    Elon really touted the tight turning radius of the Model X because of the AWD. Oddly, no mention of that on the D.
     
  4. brkaus

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    The CV joints that deliver power to the front wheels may limit the angle the front wheels are able to turn.
     

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