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Old 09-14-2019, 05:26 PM   #1426
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https://www.google.com/amp/s/electre...r-spoiler/amp/

Looks like several variants of the model S are being ran around Nurburg. One of the variants looks rather “aggressive.”
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Old 09-14-2019, 06:11 PM   #1427
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Not much to hang that hat on considering how modified it was. Different 3 motor drivetrain, much wider wheels with flared wheel arches, stickier tires, added aero bits, etc.

Can't make the goal? Move the posts.

Like you said it's Musk's ego. They could easily let Porsche beat them on track and market the S based on lower cost and the metrics it's better in like straight line acceleration and range.
I see it differently. Porsche came out and did it with their brand new vehicle. Tesla, is like, ok, our newest is a couple of years old, so why not do it with what we may launch with next year.

Either way, rather than ****ting on elon here, I rather applaud them for being like hrmm alright, glad we've got competition, let's get to it.
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Old 09-14-2019, 06:41 PM   #1428
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I see it differently. Porsche came out and did it with their brand new vehicle. Tesla, is like, ok, our newest is a couple of years old, so why not do it with what we may launch with next year.

Either way, rather than ****ting on elon here, I rather applaud them for being like hrmm alright, glad we've got competition, let's get to it.
I guess Tesla canít claim they are slower with the current Model S as I doubt they will ever run a current P100D around Nurberg and will wait until they release the newest 3 motor version. Dat ego tho.
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Old 09-14-2019, 11:02 PM   #1429
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Dat ego tho.
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I see it differently. Porsche came out and did it with their brand new vehicle. Tesla, is like, ok, our newest is a couple of years old, so why not do it with what we may launch with next year.

Either way, rather than ****ting on elon here, I rather applaud them for being like hrmm alright, glad we've got competition, let's get to it.
This. Tesla haters really really really try too hard.
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This. Tesla haters really really really try too hard.
I'm definitely not a Tesla hater, just don't like Elon's business tactics and BS.
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I'm definitely not a Tesla hater, just don't like Elon's business tactics and BS.
People who want Tesla to fail hate Elon's business tactics and BS and people who do not want Tesla to fail hate Elon's business tactics and BS.

Scrutinized from both ends is a nice place to be.
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Yeah, I’d be willing to bet most don’t want Tesla itself to fail and go under. Elon’s just a total egotistical ****ing douche bag who is completely unethical and cares more about his image than the business. Not to mention the downright shady acquisition in which he made a fat paycheck from.
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1+1 actually equals 2, but few understand the math anymore, so the majority resort to feelings instead. And if some feel better about 1+1 equaling 9, they let it be so... and what happens to the 7 bucks? Don't you worry about it my peonic serf, get back to work and eat this nice piece of cake.

Idiots on both "sides" - divide and conquer bleeds into everything. Anyone "trying hard" is the same as the person on the opposite side. However, what someone may perceive as "trying hard" could actually simply be someone with integrity, refusing to turn a blind eye when they hear something as simple and ignorant as 1+1=9. But all is relative, and simple to one is impossible to comprehend for another.

So it is easiest to realize that in the end, there are no sides, there are simply objective facts. What society does with those facts is what shapes everything. As long as facts are marginalized or ignored, society remains in decline. Only when the path of least resistance comes to an end will anyone realize the damage that was done along the way. The myopic sheep like the teslan will never realize this, even after the fact, and will only change their focus to the new issues that face them.
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