Tesla-S Plaid EV yoke-joke> dreamt up after too many bong hits +

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Nov 28, 2021, 10:02:24 PM11/28/21
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The Tesla Model S Plaid Isn't All About Lunacy   
Nov 23, 2021 ... The Plaid marks an almost complete break with Musk’s original mission for the Model S. Back in the spring of 2009, when the public first saw the Model S prototype, it was positioned as a BMW 5-series or Mercedes E-class competitor. The base configuration then was a single electric motor rated at 300 kW. That’s a bit more than 402 hp. Powerful, but not overwhelming. And if you factored in a projected $7500 government rebate, the base price would be $49,900 ... The yoke is a joke, the sort of silly change for change’s sake that gets dreamed up after many bong hits and Knight Rider marathons. It’s apparent from the first time merely pulling into traffic that the yoke impedes vehicle control ...  It’s a needless distraction ... it’s the acceleration from, say, 50 to 120 mph that’s breathtaking. And ... so intense that ... You have to remember to breathe ...

$130k Tesla-S Plaid EV> .cn launch in 2022 (probably)

Elon Musk says Tesla Model S Plaid may launch in China in March
Nov 22 2021 ... Tesla launched the Model S Plaid in June this year, costing a reported $129,990. The sedan has a 520-mile range and it can reach speeds of up to 200 miles per hour ... Responding to a question on Twitter late on Sunday night about when the electric sedan will come to China, Musk said “probably around March.” ...

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