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Old 08-24-2016, 06:33 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I think it is becoming obvious what Faraday Future's future will look like...
Tire grip is now the limiting factor in very fast electric cars; the S P100D will be very hard to beat; grippier tires and more downforce are the way to go for that. Which would compromise the record breaking range (over 300 miles on a single charge)

The battery size is the real news.
It will reduce charging time versus driving time as it will be able to take a bigger current than the smaller packs; likewise it would suffer less from receiving the same current.
The larger range allows more options for visiting charging points along a long trip.

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