How does a Tesla Mannequin three RWD fare in heavy snow with snow tires?
Who higher than this “Canuck” to point out us how the Tesla Mannequin three handles heavy snow with winter tires? YouTuber Tesla Canuck had no concept he’d be filming, so he lets us know straight away that he doesn’t have his correct gear and is utilizing his telephone for video. It is because he set out in his Mannequin three and a snow storm raced in. As you possibly can see from the video, it’s coming down fairly exhausting and there may be already some 4 to 5 inches on the roadway. Nonetheless, he can’t appear to get the automotive to lose management.
We’ve already shared a couple of movies pertaining to snow tires on the Mannequin three. It is because it’s a sizzling matter proper now as winter arrives with a vengeance in lots of places. Winter driving in EVs is certainly one thing many individuals query, however not a lot due to tires or traction, however extra typically due to vary nervousness. We already know the Mannequin three fares effectively within the snow. It comes as no shock because the automotive is heavy, has excellent weight distribution and a low heart of gravity, and has a top-notch traction administration system, which is due partly to its electrical powertrain.
Nonetheless, as soon as the snow will get deep sufficient, a lot a peppy, rear-wheel drive sedan or sports activities automotive will change into very tough to deal with. Tesla Canuck makes each effort to purposefully lose management of the automotive by jamming on the accelerator pedal, flying round corners, and wrenching the steering wheel. We expect you’ll discover the results of his efforts fairly compelling.
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Video Description through Tesla Canuck on YouTube:
Attempt as I'd, I can't get the Tesla Mannequin three Rear Wheel Drive variant to spin out and even fishtail. Actually spectacular traction and stability management. Solution to go Elon and staff!