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    Default Tesla's Model S Sedan Destroys Safety Tests ... Literally

    To the right of The Sheriff. Isn't everyone?

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    I've liked the look of the Model S since it first appeared, but after riding in one recently, I really like them now. If you are a fan of torque, go for a ride in one. Even better that they are safe.

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    And a 1:48 at Laguna Seca - faster than Randy Pobst in a BRZ:


    Tesla Model S, Roadster Set New EV Lap Records At Laguna Seca: Video

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loose Caboose View Post
    And a 1:48 at Laguna Seca - faster than Randy Pobst in a BRZ:


    Tesla Model S, Roadster Set New EV Lap Records At Laguna Seca: Video
    That Tesla S can't be stock. Because motor overheats in less 1/2 a lap. As reported by Trackhq's cranky old man - Gordon
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    Quote Originally Posted by bellwilliam View Post
    That Tesla S can't be stock. Because motor overheats in less 1/2 a lap. As reported by Trackhq's cranky old man - Gordon

    It is a One-Lap-Wonder!
    To the right of The Sheriff. Isn't everyone?

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    "special means" required to get one to roll over in testing, e.g. Fiat 500 test driver enlisted.
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    So it doesn't really crumple and the cabin is well in tact, actually more like untouched. Does that mean the driver will take the brunt of the force. Of course airbags will slow the person down from hitting anything. But will the G force on the driver/passenger be higher than other cars when they actually crumple? For example the immovable object like the wall.
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    Sorry guys. I was referencing a video/article that wasn't posted here yet, I'll try to find it and link it.
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    1:58.151 @ CVR CW - 5/5/13
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    A 1:48 at MRLS?????? Seems the car is slow too. That is worse than a SM with a restrictor plate. Must be tough turning those batteries.

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