BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   7Post - 7 Series Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > General Automotive (non-BMW) Talk + Photos/Videos

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      11-17-2017, 02:18 PM   #45
Red Bread
Major General
United_States
667
Rep
6,080
Posts

Drives: My wife's car
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Dallas, TX

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by jmg View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by Red Bread View Post
Vapor ware with handmade parts and terrible quality vs a proven product made from carbon fiber. We initially were considering a Model 3 but will likely buy (err lease) an i3s.
I love my i3, and I timed my lease for the Model 3 release, which looks like it will be for naught. No matter, I like my i3 so much I plan on extending another 6 months and then see what happens.
Yeah, I've talked to a number of owners who have kept them longer than planned. We'll probably do an Owner's Choice on the i3s, non Rex.
Appreciate 0
      11-17-2017, 06:06 PM   #46
nicknaz
Major General
nicknaz's Avatar
United_States
1058
Rep
8,239
Posts

Drives: E84 X135
Join Date: May 2008
Location: NorCal

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by xQx View Post
Very nice.

How `bout i beat the haters to it: No mention of curb weight. I wonder how fast it is around the ring. The real question is: Can it beat a Honda type R?

I actually don't love it's arse. It reminds me of the model x.

I do love its steering wheel.
Curb weight and track ability will matter for sure if these will replace gas sports car.

one thing to keep in mind is that for many owners the EV isn't the only car. It's a 3rd or 4th car so it kind of doesn't matter if it's not trackable. If it's fast and fun and looks good, it's fine. Owners will likely have a gas pure sports car for track days already
Appreciate 0
      11-17-2017, 06:11 PM   #47
SakhirM4
Major General
SakhirM4's Avatar
United_States
4226
Rep
6,333
Posts

Drives: '15 SO M4/'01 Dinan Z3 3.0
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Austin, TX

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by FC4 View Post
Nothing is uninsurable.
He said "almost uninsurable".
__________________
President, Tejas Chapter, BMW CCA, mem #23915 www.tejaschapter.org
2015 ///M4, SO/full black, 6MT, HK, light 19"
Appreciate 0
      11-17-2017, 06:39 PM   #48
Red Bread
Major General
United_States
667
Rep
6,080
Posts

Drives: My wife's car
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Dallas, TX

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by stevenvillatoro View Post
Am I the only one struggling to find a "roadster" in the Roadster pics?
It's a little loose, and concerns the targa roof.

Original Tesla Roadster:
[img]https://ecomentocom-wpengine.netdna-...a-Roadster.jpg[/img]

New Tesla Roadster:
[img]https://c.slashgear.com/wp-content/u...r7-980x620.jpg[/img]
Appreciate 0
      11-18-2017, 10:27 AM   #49
Railgun
Colonel
Railgun's Avatar
United Kingdom
406
Rep
2,460
Posts

Drives: FD, CBR600RR, F82
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Chicago --> SE3 --> ME14

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2016 SMB M4  [0.00]
1993 Mazda RX-7  [0.00]
2007 Honda CBR600RR  [0.00]
Send a message via Skype™ to Railgun
Quote:
Originally Posted by xQx View Post
I can't see exactly which model, but they're clearly Michelin pilot sport somethings....

Cups
Appreciate 1
xQx157

      11-18-2017, 11:31 AM   #50
///M Power-Belgium
Major General
///M Power-Belgium's Avatar
Belgium
11175
Rep
9,088
Posts

Drives: ///M3-DCT- E92 Silverstone II
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Belgium

iTrader: (0)

1.9 sec. is warp speed !
__________________
BPM DEV-Tune & DCT software update & Servotronic & coding///Alpine HID Angeleyes///Oem.exhaust mod.

Last edited by ///M Power-Belgium; 11-18-2017 at 02:13 PM.
Appreciate 0
      11-18-2017, 01:21 PM   #51
bimmer456
Lieutenant Colonel
279
Rep
1,635
Posts

Drives: 340i
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Pasadena, CA

iTrader: (0)

Not sure if it was mentioned earlier, I know someone asked. The price is $200K, you can reserve it for $50K. Founder's edition is $250K due immediately. Not sure what that includes for additional $50K as the base model does 0-50 in 1.9 seconds, maybe the 250+ top speed is only on certain models.
Appreciate 0
      11-18-2017, 03:01 PM   #52
NickyC
Brigadier General
1448
Rep
3,165
Posts

Drives: Z4M Roadster - God's Chariot
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Somewhere I don't want to be

iTrader: (14)

Ridiculous numbers for sure, but are we going to pretend the car is not ugly AF?

Hopefully Musk and the boys will learn to weld before setting their ambitions so high.
Appreciate 0
      11-18-2017, 05:33 PM   #53
wdb
dances with roads
wdb's Avatar
United_States
434
Rep
1,131
Posts

Drives: 2007 Z4MC, 2007 3.0si Cpe 6spd
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: the perimeter

iTrader: (4)

Founder's Edition. Bwahahahahahahahahahahaha.
Appreciate 1
      11-18-2017, 06:04 PM   #54
bimmer456
Lieutenant Colonel
279
Rep
1,635
Posts

Drives: 340i
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Pasadena, CA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by NickyC View Post
Ridiculous numbers for sure, but are we going to pretend the car is not ugly AF?

Hopefully Musk and the boys will learn to weld before setting their ambitions so high.
lol yes the M4 CS with some aftermarket bits makes this look pretty lame.
Appreciate 0
      11-18-2017, 06:12 PM   #55
AW335TT
Major
Armenia
465
Rep
1,424
Posts

Drives: a car
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: North Hollywood, CA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by xQx
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mingwan View Post
What kind of tires do they have to be able to put those numbers down? 10000nm is over 7000 ft lbs of tq if I’m not mistaken. Looks pretty slick though.

Lol at the shitty cgi.
I can't see exactly which model, but they're clearly Michelin pilot sport somethings....

1000nm is impressive, especially from a standing start. 3 motors and 1.9 seconds means it's awd.

Ive got exactly zero experience with cars this powerful, but even the most powerful wrx's don't tend to spin their wheels in a straight line in the wet, so I expect regular sticky tires would have no issue getting the power down to 4 wheels.
Its 10,000nm not 1000
__________________
Appreciate 0
      11-18-2017, 06:20 PM   #56
ASAP
Bavarian Motor Works
ASAP's Avatar
No_Country
1392
Rep
3,784
Posts

Drives: BMW
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Miami / 305

iTrader: (0)

This is insane... I am not really a fan of electric cars based on feeling but the 3 is the one that they need to nail down. I hope that car is a huge success, it's what the company's mainstream success lies on. This is a crazy performance car but I think all in all, most people are looking for feeling in cars of this price / class more than absolute speed.
Appreciate 0
      11-18-2017, 06:21 PM   #57
AW335TT
Major
Armenia
465
Rep
1,424
Posts

Drives: a car
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: North Hollywood, CA

iTrader: (0)

Crazy to think it shames Six Flags Superman rollercoasters 0 to 100mph time, and that coaster launches hard.

Superman - 7 seconds
Tesla - 4.8 seconds
Attached Images
 
__________________
Appreciate 1
NickyC1448

      11-19-2017, 12:07 AM   #58
Mingwan
Lieutenant
169
Rep
415
Posts

Drives: Beastly
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Kansas

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by wdb View Post
Founder's Edition. Bwahahahahahahahahahahaha.
ďPlaidĒ mode.
Appreciate 1
      11-19-2017, 01:48 AM   #59
ORIGIN M.
Major General
ORIGIN M.'s Avatar
1355
Rep
7,824
Posts

Drives: ...Incoming
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: North America

iTrader: (0)

It is game over. The entire car world is about to radically change.

The upcoming disruption is exactly why I bought my soon to be arriving M2.
__________________
///
Appreciate 0
      11-19-2017, 02:07 AM   #60
JamesNoBrakes
Major
303
Rep
1,216
Posts

Drives: 428i xdrive GC
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Alaska

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ORIGIN M. View Post
It is game over. The car world is about to seriously change.

The upcoming disruption is exactly why I bought my soon to be arriving M2.
And why I just bought a manual V8
__________________
Dinan Shockware, Dinan F3x Swaybars, ACS Springs
Appreciate 1
      11-19-2017, 03:16 AM   #61
ORIGIN M.
Major General
ORIGIN M.'s Avatar
1355
Rep
7,824
Posts

Drives: ...Incoming
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: North America

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by JamesNoBrakes View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by ORIGIN M. View Post
It is game over. The car world is about to seriously change.

The upcoming disruption is exactly why I bought my soon to be arriving M2.
And why I just bought a manual V8
Absolutely...
.
Attached Images
 
__________________
///
Appreciate 0
      11-19-2017, 03:27 AM   #62
CirrusSR22
Major
233
Rep
1,287
Posts

Drives: BMW
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Minnesota

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ORIGIN M. View Post
It is game over. The entire car world is about to radically change.
Considering how vastly superior the electric motor is to internal combustion, itís a great change.
Appreciate 2
      11-19-2017, 05:03 AM   #63
ORIGIN M.
Major General
ORIGIN M.'s Avatar
1355
Rep
7,824
Posts

Drives: ...Incoming
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: North America

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by CirrusSR22 View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by ORIGIN M. View Post
It is game over. The entire car world is about to radically change.
Considering how vastly superior the electric motor is to internal combustion, itís a great change.
Correct you are.

Any car company with any salt better get crackin.
__________________
///
Appreciate 0
      11-19-2017, 08:20 AM   #64
xQx
General
Australia
157
Rep
427
Posts

Drives: 2008 BMW 135i (E88 N54 6AT)
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Sunshine Coast QLD Australia

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by AW335TT View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by xQx
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mingwan View Post
What kind of tires do they have to be able to put those numbers down? 10000nm is over 7000 ft lbs of tq if I’m not mistaken. Looks pretty slick though.

Lol at the shitty cgi.
I can't see exactly which model, but they're clearly Michelin pilot sport somethings....

1000nm is impressive, especially from a standing start. 3 motors and 1.9 seconds means it's awd.

Ive got exactly zero experience with cars this powerful, but even the most powerful wrx's don't tend to spin their wheels in a straight line in the wet, so I expect regular sticky tires would have no issue getting the power down to 4 wheels.
Its 10,000nm not 1000
ouch ok. yeah, that makes a difference... I take back what I said.

I would not want to be paying for the tires on that thing... I reckon you'll be changing them about monthly.
__________________
2008 BMW 135i Convertible 6AT (E88 N54) M Sport (BMS DCI, VRSF 7" Intercooler, VRSF CP, VRSF v2 DP, Turbosmart BOV, JB4 w/ Bluetooth Gauges, BMS E85 BEF, SmartTop Module, xHP Stage 3, BMS Cowl Filters, RB Inlets & Outlets, MFactory 1.5way LSD, Fuel-it Stage 2+ Bucketless)
Appreciate 0
      11-19-2017, 11:57 AM   #65
Speedrun
New Member
Germany
1
Rep
23
Posts

Drives: BMW M3
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Berlin

iTrader: (0)

Interior I'm waiting for an electric car from BMW.
Appreciate 0
      11-19-2017, 12:10 PM   #66
JsL
Captain
United_States
155
Rep
767
Posts

Drives: 2011 AW M3 ZCP VF540
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: SF Bay Area

iTrader: (2)

Props to Tesla if they can pull this off. But, in 2020, I'll still take a N/A boxer 6, V8, V10 or V12. (which will all sadly be extinct) To me, driving is more than just how fast a car is, it has to be engaging aurally.
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:44 AM.




7post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST