1. Model 3 is coming. Get your Model 3 Owners Club apparel today!


    Dismiss Notice

Watch a Tesla Model S drive (or swim) through a flooded tunnel [Video]

Discussion in 'News from Electrek.co' started by RSSFeed, Jun 18, 2016.

More threads by RSSFeed
  1. RSSFeed

    M3OC RSS Bot
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2016
    Messages:
    2,666
    Likes Received:
    193
    Trophy Points:
    63
    [​IMG]

    With the advent of electric transport, some people are worried about what happens when an electric vehicle is submerged under water following a storm or during a flood. There’s a misconception that somehow battery-powered cars are more subject to damages than a gasoline-powered car in this situation. It didn’t help when Fisker famously lost $30 Million worth of cars in Hurricane Sandy, but to be fair, while advertised as an electric car, the Fisker Karma was more of a gas-powered car than an electric car anyway.

    A recent video of a Tesla Model S driving (or swimming) passed cars with internal-combustion engines in a flooded tunnel in Russia will maybe help correct those misconceptions. more…

    Filed under: Cars, Tesla Tagged: electric water, Model S, submerge tesla, Tesla, tesla flood tunnel, tesla flood video, Tesla Model S [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG]

    Continue reading...
     

Share This Page

Model 3 Owners Club © 2017. All rights reserved.
Model 3 Owners Club (M3OC) is an enthusiast club and is not affiliated with Tesla Motors or the Tesla Motors Club Forum (TMC).
All Tesla logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Tesla Motors.