Jump to content
dfelt

Tesla Sued, Insane Mode not Insane Enough!

Recommended Posts

Gizmodo reports Tesla is being sued by 127 people in Norway cause Insane mode is not insane enough.

http://gizmodo.com/telsa-sued-because-insane-mode-not-insane-enough-1786893579

Pretty interesting reading, clearly buying the P85D with insane mode is understandably not as insane as a P90D or P100D. Guess these people have more money than brains.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
36 minutes ago, dfelt said:

Gizmodo reports Tesla is being sued by 127 people in Norway cause Insane mode is not insane enough.

http://gizmodo.com/telsa-sued-because-insane-mode-not-insane-enough-1786893579

Pretty interesting reading, clearly buying the P85D with insane mode is understandably not as insane as a P90D or P100D. Guess these people have more money than brains.

 

Unreal in that the p85 and p90 have been beating Hellcats on drag-strips.  How insane is insane?

 

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
20 minutes ago, A Horse With No Name said:

Unreal in that the p85 and p90 have been beating Hellcats on drag-strips.  How insane is insane?

Interesting is that in the lawsuite it states they cannot get the car to hit the stated 0-60 time of 3.3 seconds, they only get 3.5 seconds proving insane mode is not insane.

:dizzy:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
56 minutes ago, dfelt said:

Interesting is that in the lawsuite it states they cannot get the car to hit the stated 0-60 time of 3.3 seconds, they only get 3.5 seconds proving insane mode is not insane.

:dizzy:

Maybe they need to lose a few pounds...

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ford had a lawsuit on the Cobras back in about 1998 when they actually had to bump the horsepower up to match what was advertised.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
23 minutes ago, Drew Dowdell said:

Maybe they need to lose a few pounds...

:roflmao: +1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Your content will need to be approved by a moderator

Guest
You are commenting as a guest. If you have an account, please sign in.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoticons maximum are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.




  • Today's Birthdays

    1. K.C.
      K.C.
      Age: 52
  • Similar Content

    • By William Maley
      Tesla's production hell seems to be only getting worse than better. Various issues at their Freemont plant has caused the automaker to push back their goal of producing 5,000 Model 3s from late last year to June of this year. This, in turn, has caused some holders of Model 3 reservations to have their order pushed back to 2019.
      “As we work hard to meet demand, we wanted to let you know that your estimated delivery timing has been adjusted to a slightly later window,” Tesla said in an email to customers.
      According to Bloomberg, the new date depends on when the reservation was placed and what model was chosen. Tesla is trying to get the more expensive long-range battery model out first before starting production of the cheaper standard battery model. This has buyers of the latter model worried as they might not get the full $7,500 tax credit. The credit begins to phase out once an automaker has built 200,000, something Tesla expects to hit sometime this year.
      The move has caused some reservation holders to take to various forums and Twitter to complain. Others are deciding to jump ship and buy a Chevrolet Bolt. Reuters reports that Chevrolet dealers in California are seeing a noticeable increase of Tesla shoppers interested in the Bolt.
      “We’re getting the Tesla people who wanted their Model 3. We ask them, ‘What other cars are you interested in?’ They’re mostly Tesla. But they want the car now. They don’t want to wait,” said Yev Kaplinskiy of Stewart Chevrolet.
      Kaplinskiy said they sold 15 Bolts last weekend.
      Chevrolet is taking advantage of the delay by emailing some prospective buyers this week with the message of, “Bolt EV: Now available.”
      Source: Bloomberg, Reuters

      View full article
    • By William Maley
      Tesla's production hell seems to be only getting worse than better. Various issues at their Freemont plant has caused the automaker to push back their goal of producing 5,000 Model 3s from late last year to June of this year. This, in turn, has caused some holders of Model 3 reservations to have their order pushed back to 2019.
      “As we work hard to meet demand, we wanted to let you know that your estimated delivery timing has been adjusted to a slightly later window,” Tesla said in an email to customers.
      According to Bloomberg, the new date depends on when the reservation was placed and what model was chosen. Tesla is trying to get the more expensive long-range battery model out first before starting production of the cheaper standard battery model. This has buyers of the latter model worried as they might not get the full $7,500 tax credit. The credit begins to phase out once an automaker has built 200,000, something Tesla expects to hit sometime this year.
      The move has caused some reservation holders to take to various forums and Twitter to complain. Others are deciding to jump ship and buy a Chevrolet Bolt. Reuters reports that Chevrolet dealers in California are seeing a noticeable increase of Tesla shoppers interested in the Bolt.
      “We’re getting the Tesla people who wanted their Model 3. We ask them, ‘What other cars are you interested in?’ They’re mostly Tesla. But they want the car now. They don’t want to wait,” said Yev Kaplinskiy of Stewart Chevrolet.
      Kaplinskiy said they sold 15 Bolts last weekend.
      Chevrolet is taking advantage of the delay by emailing some prospective buyers this week with the message of, “Bolt EV: Now available.”
      Source: Bloomberg, Reuters
    • By dfelt
      Tesla Worst Quarterly Loss & Expected to Grow Short-term
      Tesla release the following details for their 4th quarter of 2017:
      Tesla Investor Event & Details
      15,200 Model S deliveries
      13,230 Model X deliveries
      1,550 Model 3 deliveries
      2,520 Model S & X in Transit
      860 Model 3 in Transit
      Net Loss $675.4 Million or $4.01 per share from $121.3 million or .78 cents per share a year. 
      Revenue Rose to $3.29 Billion from $2.28 Billion
      Gross Margin fell to 13.8% from 22.2% below the 15.7% expected by Analysts.
      Excluding items, the company lost $3.04 per share, Analysts were expecting $3.12 per share.
      Tesla is now the 2nd most valuable US auto company behind GM which reported a net revenue of $145.6 Billion for 2017.
    • By dfelt
      Tesla Wagon production has begun in UK.

      Start with a Model S P90 and deconstruct the rear, add a carbon fiber rear addition and lift gate and you have the Tesla Wagon that went from a 26.3 cubic feet of interior space to an SUV-like 33.7 cubic feet, that is 7.4 additional cubic feet of space. This enhanced Wagon added a total of 26 pounds to the finished weight and is still faster than the Mercedes-benz AMG E63 wagon.
      This whole project came about by a guy who got his Tesla S and then realized his Four legged friends could not be in the far back comfortably. What you end up with is a new company called QWESTNORFOLK and they are now taking real orders for people who want a feature rich EV 4 door wagon.
      According to the interview that was done by Hybrid Cars, (web site) This was all done use established auto part suppliers in Europe meaning that
      there glass, rear window wiper, electrical bits, etc. can be easily obtained.
      Everyone is writting about it this week but the auto is here is functional now. 
      Wonder how many will actually get built? Europe does like their wagons and EVs and this is both.





    • By William Maley
      Last summer, Volvo made a stunning announcement as it plans to electrify its entire lineup. This plan includes 5 electric vehicles, two from Polestar and the rest from Volvo. We've already know about Polestar EVs plans (a midsize sedan and SUV), but we haven't heard anything concerning Volvo. 
      That changed this week as a report from Autocar says Volvo's first EV will be a compact hatchback that will draw inspiration from the 40.2 concept shown in 2016. This makes some sense as the 40.2 concept used Volvo's Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) that was built with electrification in mind.
      The 40.2 concept had an overall range of 217 miles. But when Henrik Green, Volvo’s head of R&D spoke to the publication about their general EV plans, he said they were aiming for a range of 310 miles.
       “That’s the area [of range] we’re aiming at. We’re in the middle of development and we are constantly chasing new steps. It’s quite different to developing a car compared to five or 10 years ago. You set a prerequisite three or four years before a car’s launch and you ran towards that target, and if you did that well, you came out with a competitive offer," said Green.
      Green also said the automaker will offer an entry-level battery, but hasn't decided on the range.
      Expect to see Volvo's first EV in 2019.
      Source: Autocar

      View full article
  • My Clubs

  • Who's Online (See full list)

About us

CheersandGears.com - Founded 2001

We  Cars

Get in touch

Follow us

Recent tweets

facebook

×