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V7 improved RWD performance?

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by Phil K, Sep 18, 2015.

  1. Phil K

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    #2 Pete90D, Sep 18, 2015
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    Nice! Interesting improvements.

    What the heck... autopark is only available when driving under 15mph?!?!? I was under the impression autopilot was going to parallel park like this



    Well this car is now totally worthless to me... ;)
     
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    Yes, I read that and it stunned me. That would be awesome! I never imagined that my 2013 RWD S would benefit from Dual Motor software improvements.
     
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    But there was no mention on the effect on range. :(
     
  5. MikeC

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    This was great to hear. I wonder if it will be noticeably better. Can't believe my car is improving every year, for free.
     
  6. Niclas

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    Best update ever to RWD?
     
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    Wow. Can't believe I missed that article. Incredible detail about V7 and has me very excited again.
     
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    Niiiice! And I had pretty much given up hope the RWD models would see any performance improvements
     
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    I'm assuming a sport/non-sport mode addition for the rwd versions? How awesome.
     
  10. JST

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    Would gladly forego the performance improvements to keep my old interface. Tesla, please listen.
     
  11. apacheguy

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    Keep in mind it's likely to be very minor and barely noticeable. I'll repeat my peak power measurements on my S85 if I ever decide to install 7.
     
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    The same article also mentions two other things that caught my attention as owner of a 2013 RWD P85:

    Torque sleep RWD.JPG

    Car status.JPG

    Awesome !
     
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    Tesla changed the TPMS sensors last year, so guessing older cars will not get the actual tyre pressure. You never know tho!
     
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    For $50 per wheel us older 2013 cars can have the new toms sensors installed. I did it several months ago.
     
  17. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    I don't see why not. The older cars can see the pressure on the diagnostic screen, so it's just a matter of programming.
     
  18. apacheguy

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    Had mine replaced under warranty a few months back. They did not install the new version. They installed the old Baolongs.
     
  19. dsm363

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    Will they install the new ones if you pay for them?
     
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    i wonder if t just depends on the SC doing the work. Mine only have the continentals. I paid $200 plus tax to have mine installed back in I think February or March. I felt like mine weren't working properly there was a lag time before it would register on the car (which is normal with the old tpms) so I upgraded and they have a reading to the car immediately.
     

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