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Old 01-19-2014, 06:33 PM   #11 (permalink)
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The Fisker was designed to take an ICE aboard. The Tesla is a purposely designed full EV.
If you'd put a V8 in that it can only be used as a range extender, to power a generator to rechagre the batteries.
Thinking of it, I don't think it would deliver that much extra range

Saw my first Tesla model S in the wild a few weeks ago (seen at least ten Fiskers over time, dunno why the Teslas kept hiding). Then yesterday I saw two model S 85s parked close to one another in some eco hideout. Feasting my eyes for sure

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Old 01-19-2014, 09:24 PM   #12 (permalink)
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This thread is about the Telsa.

This rumor is probably just that.

Despite the Rumors, VL Automotive is Not Doing a Tesla Model S V8 Conversion

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