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Old 11-29-2019, 07:34 PM   #89 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Auptimist View Post
That study... I'm no Tesla fan (this truck is blatant greenwashing combined with bourgeois escapism) but I don't believe that 0.48 Cd for a second, they definitely screwed that up. Here's another one with some good analysis pictures but they don't quote a Cd. I'd be surprised if it's over 0.30, they do everything right for aero except the wheel well crap.
They don't quote a Cd because it was probably not that great, and they couldn't be bothered a few minutes more to put the horrible wheel flairs or at the bare minimum at least stick the tires outside the body. So why question the detailed study because somebody else spent 5 mins and is getting 100 times the press saying basically nothing but "Tesla good".
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