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Tesla to announce new "Model X" live tonight at 10pm tonight.

I think their Model S is bad-freaking ass and has a lot of potential, I'm curious to see what their next iteration of cars will look like.

There's not much info on it that has been leaked but this is what they have said about it:

"Quicker than a Porsche 911 and roomier than an Audi Q7"

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I wish these were within my budget. Tesla is one of the few brands of high end car I'd really like to own.

Well, this and an Arial Atom...but that's a different beast altogether.

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In their Showroom over on Grand Ave?

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In their Showroom over on Grand Ave?
According to this, it's at their office in Cali:

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gonna announce the 5 man acoustic jam!!



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They had a showroom at Oakbrook Mall this Christmas.

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That was "oh we are soft and in touch with our strumming routes" Tesla - THIS IS TESLA


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Pffff, THIS IS TESLA!!!



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AWESOME. What a man what a man what a crazy man!

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Just saw a vid of this on Yahoo Auto somewhere - $75K I think and pretty tits looking

How do you get one of those chargers installed at your place?

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Runs off of standard 110, you can buy a 220 or 440 setup but will refill to full in 8 hours on 110 IIRC.






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Awesome...if you're in a roll accident, the people in back are fucked.

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Same can be said for gullwings, would that stop you from rolling a Bricklin?


No SD, the fact that it's a Bricklin would stop me from rolling a Bricklin.

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Everyone and car will be fine in an accident....wings deploy and land you in safe zone.
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Everyone and car will be fine in an accident....wings deploy and land you in safe zone.
Like when Bugs Bunny "steps" out of the falling phone booth and harms himself not while the phone booth disintegrates?

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Wait a second??? Correct me if Im wrong but these guys are creating some lofty expectations. The Model S still hasnt hit the market and the X is 2 years out. The only current model with real numbers is the Roadster.

0-60mph
Roadster 3.7
Model S 5.6
Model S Performance 4.4
Model X 4.4 to <5.0????

The sedan is ~10% lighter with identical powertrain specs?

I assume this is all a function of the battery/inverter options?

Still very impressive and my quick test drive in the Roadster was very very cool.
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Naaa...more Jetson's like where 10,000 cars criss-cross at 200mph on his commute to Spacely Spockets.
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