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Re: [future-fuels-and-vehicles] quite the review from Road & Track: Return to Power: the 2013 Tesla Model S

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  • MarketMole
    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... ...
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 27, 2013
      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:

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      > bcc: various
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      > This is in the April 2013 print edition, with a February 25, 2013 date
      > on the online link:
      >
      >
      > http://www.roadandtrack.com/car-reviews/road-tests/road-test-2013-tesla-model-s
      > >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
      > price...."
      >
      > 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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