Re: [future-fuels-and-vehicles] quite the review from Road & Track: Return to Power: the 2013 Tesla Model S
- I'll have Elon deliver yours personally...
I wonder if the Tesla runs on Android? And when will we first hear of our
car's getting hacked by Anonymous...
On Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 11:19 AM, murdoch <murdoch@...>wrote:
> bcc: various
> This is in the April 2013 print edition, with a February 25, 2013 date
> on the online link:
> >Return to Power: the 2013 Tesla Model S
> >The Performance model lives up to its name
> >By Jason Cammisa February 25, 2013 / Photos by Eric McCandless
> Some quotes:
> "...It's the most important car America has made in an
> entire lifetime. ..."
> "....The Tesla Model S is the first electricity-powered car
> that genuinely competes with a similar gasoline-powered car:
> in speed, in everyday usability, and especially in
> obscure but interesting comment on the tech side of things:
> "...Tesla wisely decided against a blended brake system,
> forgoing the cost, complexity, and miserable brake feel that
> plagues almost every electric or hybrid-electric vehicle on
> the road. Instead, fully releasing the accelerator pedal
> engages a user-selectable amount of regeneration. The
> immediate benefit of the setup is that it leaves a
> conventional braking system attached to the pedal; a
> secondary benefit is that, in normal driving, you only
> occasionally need to move your foot to the left pedal.
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