2015 Tesla Model S P90D Reviews
Tesla's merchandise architect, Elon Musk, must happen to be seeing a Mel Brooks marathon on TNT when he decided "Ludicrous Speed," straight out of Spaceballs, as the license plate for the quickest acceleration way in his Model S P90D. And truly, one must have balls to completely use the launching operation of this auto. This electrical missile ran through our evaluation gantlet with, shall we say to sort desperate actions from hoopla.
Due care is essential to attain these results. Choices that add ballast, including the enormous sunroof, rear of the Model S -facing seats, and battery charger that was second, should be prevented. It is a $38,000 upgrade from a foundation Model S 70 back-drive variation to get the most-powerful electric motors, the four-wheel drive, and the long range 90-kWh battery pack. Then add the $10,000 Ludicrous Speed alternative to enable the on demand vanishing services. A complete cardiac work-up is recommended for anyone considering experiencing Tesla's latest abuse of common sense.
When we examine, we average two acceleration runs to remove level and wind effects. Usually that is no problem, but as the performance of the Model S deteriorates with heat buildup in electric motors, controls, wiring, and the battery pack, pausing at least three minutes is not unnecessary.
This Tesla's exploitation of Newtonian physics tops anything you are prone to encounter this side of the Navy's flight school or an amusement park. Smashing the pedal that is correct airs out addictive blasts of dopamine flood, and a huge torque gush, and strange, amazing your brain's pleasure center when this tsunami sloshes the juice in your inner ear.
CAR REVIEWS »
Top 10 Best Chevrolet Models of All Time
9 Unique Ways to Customize Your Car
How to Find the Best Tow Truck Companies
7 Tips for How to Install Windshield Wipers
6 Effective Maintenance Tips for Car Headlights
Lifting a Truck Pros and Cons
How to Diagnose Severe Car Problems (Even When You Don’t Know Anything About Cars)
The Most Valuable Parts on a Car to Scrap
Your Guide to the New Skyactiv-X Engine from Mazda
View All Recent Posts
- More Photos