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Most highways here you'd risk a street racing charge for those speeds (immediate vehicle impoundment, huge fine, many points), but I can see why you'd go through gas pretty quickly and get lowish fuel economy in the V8.
I've started using cruise to better manage my own speed because I find otherwise that it is easy to drift up in speed without really noticing. I find it takes away from the driving experience though for me, and I think it is actually less safe... that is why I find it intriguing that you find the opposite with autopilot. I tend to be very alert when I drive with the constant adjustment of throttle, but not having that control takes away some of the experience and therefore the focus... for me... it must be a psychological difference. I am very high strung.
Leaf is really not a performance oriented vehicle in any respect. That is what is so great about the model S compared to many ev's on the market is that it is a driver's car. Much more interesting, and having that big hatch kind of connects also for SAAB enthusiasts like myself. Not sure I'd wait for JerseySaab's price point, but I am keenly watching this technology become more and more accessible... until then, I plan to drive the wheels off our 9-5's!
Posts in this Thread:
- OT: Polite question to the Tesla S Owners here, MI-Roger , Fri, 9 Feb 2018 09:50:56
- Yes, the range is true, vvk, Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:50:33
- Cost to fully charge a Tesla privately?, MI-Roger , Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:10:28
- Re: Air density reduction?, MI-Roger , Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:59:24
- high speed, vvk, Tue, 13 Feb 2018 21:18:12
- Re: high speed, Snowmobile , Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:17:36 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: OT: Polite question to the Tesla S Owners here, Dave The Ice Age Knave , Fri, 9 Feb 2018 19:52:13
- The problem with EV ranges...., Noel , Fri, 9 Feb 2018 14:16:10
- These kinds of trips are no problem at all, vvk, Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:55:20
- Re: The problem with EV ranges...., EGD , Sun, 11 Feb 2018 18:16:18
- Idle fees, A1-turbo, Mon, 12 Feb 2018 06:07:24
- Re: The problem with EV ranges...., Snowmobile , Sat, 10 Feb 2018 06:03:34
- Re: The problem with EV ranges...., Craig, Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:05:15
- I'm not an early adopter and think Teslas are, Noel , Sat, 10 Feb 2018 11:28:05
- Re: I'm not an early adopter and think Teslas are, No Snaab, Sat, 10 Feb 2018 15:58:01
- It depends. We can do the whole run in one day, Noel , Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:09:35
- I agree 100%, MI-Roger , Sun, 11 Feb 2018 07:54:48
- Sad reality of vehicle range, MI-Roger , Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:53:40
- 4 mph, vvk, Wed, 14 Feb 2018 04:02:33
- lease does not make any sense, vvk, Mon, 12 Feb 2018 21:02:47
- autopilot, Snowmobile , Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:16:49
- Plug-In Hybrids, i.e. Chevy Volt, Bill Homer, Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:38:34
- Chevrolet Bolt, A1-turbo, Sun, 11 Feb 2018 10:53:09
- Re: Sad reality of vehicle range, Dave The Ice Age Knave , Sun, 11 Feb 2018 09:44:19
- Current Tesla ranges, A1-turbo, Fri, 9 Feb 2018 12:02:13
- Re: OT: Polite question to the Tesla S Owners here, Justin VanAbrahams, Fri, 9 Feb 2018 09:54:30
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