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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by alsojohnson, Apr 19, 2017.

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    I was listening to a podcast about climate change, and a strange thought occurred to me: as part of more significant weather events, more flooding is a possibility. So, can a Model S (or X or, in the future, 3) handle driving through a flooded street? I suppose it's about how well sealed the components are, and at the very least there's no tailpipe.

    Just a really random thought. Happy Wednesday!
     
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    It can, the battery is sealed up tight against water ingress. It's not waterproof but it can handle immersion for a short time.

     
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    Well, that is just flippin' amazing! LOL
     
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    Also, don't forget the submarine mode Easter Egg

     
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    The Nissan Leaf has a sealed battery. That's your vehicle of choice for the flood apocalypse.

     
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